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RED-CRESTED POCHARD - Netta rufina

 

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© Pete Hazelwood

 

 

 

2013:

A male was present on Lagoon III and off the Jetty at Oldbury Power Station on January 1st.

 

2012:

An eclipse male was found on The Lake at Oldbury Power Station at 18:50 on September 21st remained until at least 11:45 on 22nd. It was seen again on the 24th & 30th. It was again present on Lagoon III on October 2nd - 3rd; The same or another male was present on Lagoon III and off the Jetty at Oldbury Power Station on November 4th returning in December on the 24th, 27th - 31st.

 

2008:

A male was present at Oldbury Power Station at 13:00 on the lake behind the hide on February 20th.

 

1998:

A juvenile/ female was located on August 30th at New Passage.

 

1996:

On September 10th a male and female were identified off Severn Beach.

 

1971:

A female was reported from Littleton Pits on April 4th. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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