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PUFFIN - Fratercula arctica

 

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2014:

A 1st winter was seen with a group of Guillemot on February 9th off Severn Beach mid-afternoon.

 

2002:

A winter adult was watched on February 5th off Severn Beach; On February 9th a 1st winter was identified off Severn Beach.

 

1997:

On February 25th one was seen off Severn Beach at around 07:45 and what was probably the same bird seen again on the following day on February 26th heading south-west.

 

1951:

On February 25th one was washed up at Severn Beach and collected as tide line corpse.

 

1935:

One was present sometime in October at Filton Airfield on top of the Aerospace building. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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