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RICHARD'S PIPIT - Anthus richardi

 

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2018:

One was both seen and heard calling in flight fairly low to the east over Pilning Wetland Reserve, Northwick Warth on November 14th.

 

2014:

One was seen and heard several times on May 5th on Northwick Warth at around 08:30. It was last noted in flight distantly heading towards Aust Warth at around 08:45; One probably this species was heard several times on Northwick Warth on October 4th; One, most likely the species, was seen in flight, but not calling, south-east over Oldbury Power Station on October 15th.

 

2012:

One probably this species was seen in a hedgerow just before Thornbury Sailing Club south of Oldbury Power Station on January 29th - 30th and again on February 6th.

 

2011:

A 'large' pipit thought to be this species was reported feeding on Northwick Warth on October 15th.

 

2010:

On September 30th site bird surveyors reported one flying over Oldbury-on-Severn Sailing Club with a group of Skylark early in the afternoon.

 

2009:

On November 14th one was seen and heard as it flew south-west over New Passage in the morning at 11:00.

 

2007:

On March 9th one was reported in the morning as 'showing well' for just three or four minutes between 08:45 and 08:48 with Skylarks near the flash at Northwick Warth. It was last seen and heard calling, flying north towards Aust Warth.

 

2006:

On November 5th one, probably this species, was heard calling three times flying south over Northwick Warth at around 09:25.

 

1996:

On October 22nd a single bird was flushed several times from Lagoon II at Oldbury Power Station.

 

1993:

On November 27th a winter adult was found at Aust Warth and remained in the area until November 30th. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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