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RED-FOOTED FALCON - Falco vespertinus

 

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2014:

An adult female was found on Northwick Warth around 10:50 on October 15th. It was seen perched in a 'tree' near the second Sentry Box before flying towards Pilning Wetland but despite an extensive search it could not be relocated.

 

1974:

On September 16th an adult male was identified near Severn House Farm south-west of Berkeley and was seen to fly across the S. Gloucestershire boarder. (Swaine; in lit. - 1982). This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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