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2017:

A juvenile was seen off Severn Beach on September 13th; A juvenile was seen off Severn Beach on October 22nd.

 

2016:

An adult was seen heading down river from Severn Beach just after mid-day high tide on September 8th.

 

2012:

A full summer adult was seen off Severn Beach on June 9th.

 

2011:

A juvenile was seen off Severn Beach at 13:30 on September 6th; A juvenile was present off Severn Beach at dusk on September 12th and was still present on the 13th.

 

2004:

An adult in summer plumage was seen in flight north-east past Severn Beach over the evening tide on May 4th.

 

2001:

One, a 1st summer or possible a winter adult was seen on August 12th off Severn Beach; A juvenile was seen on October 9th off Severn Beach.

 

1997:

A juvenile was found off Severn Beach on August 29th and was followed heading north-east; An adult was watched off Severn Beach on October 10th.

 

1996:

An immature was noted at Oldbury Power Station on November 3rd - 4th.

 

1992:

An adult was seen on April 29th off New Passage.

 

1988:

A 1st summer was seen on Severnside on May 30th; A juvenile found on September 23rd on Severnside and was probably the same individual that was reported again on September 28th.

 

1987:

An adult was seen off Severn Beach on October 25th.

 

1984:

An adult was observed off Littleton Warth on September 13th.

 

1983:

Three were seen off New Passage on September 3rd; Five or six were seen off New Passage on September 4th; Two were present off New Passage on September 5th; One was seen on September 6th at Oldbury Power Station.

 

1980:

A juvenile was reported flying south off New Passage on September 13th. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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