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RED-RUMPED SWALLOW - Cecropis daurica

 

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© Mike Dodd

 

 

 

2012:

An adult male was seen on overhead wires on The Street, Alveston (ST: 637 891) for around 25 minutes between 10:10 and 10:35 on May 1st.

 

2008:

One was reported on overhead wires at Rangeworthy on May 22nd at 10:15.

 

1996:

An unconfirmed report of one at Downend on August 25th.

 

1991:

An unconfirmed report of one at Thornbury Castle on May 12th.

 

1988:

On April 22nd an individual was watched at New Passage.

 

1977:

One was identified near Severn Beach possibly New Passage on September 16th. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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