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RED-NECKED PHALAROPE - Phalaropus lobatus

 

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© Paul Bowerman

 

 

 

2014:

A juvenile/ 1st winter was present for just a couple of hours on Pilning Wetland, New Passage on August 18th. It was last seen heading high east at 19:55.

 

2001:

On October 8th a juvenile/ 1st winter was picked up in flight off Severn Beach below the second Severn Crossing. It was watched at a distance, but eventually came nearer and was seen close inshore. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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