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© Paul Bowerman

 

 

 

2018:

A winter female was seen well from Northwick Warth and later New Passage on October 10th.

 

2010:

A drake was noted off New Passage in the afternoon on December 2nd.

 

2006:

Four 1st winter's were seen off Severn Beach on September 3rd.

 

2001:

Two, a male and female were located on October 29th off Northwick Warth.

 

1999:

Two, a male and female were located on August 28th off Severn Beach.

 

1997:

A male was seen on January 3rd off New Passage; Three males were watched on February 4th off Severn Beach in flight heading north.

 

1994:

A female was found on August 13th off Severn Beach and remained in the area until August 16th; On October 1st a female was seen off Severn Beach and was present until the 7th; A male was found on December 24th off Severn Beach.

 

1993:

A female was noted on August 18th off Severn Beach.

 

1992:

On February 12th a male was watched in flight heading south off Aust Warth.

 

1991:

On October 11th a female was found off Aust Warth.

 

1989:

One, a female was located on October 19th off New Passage, it was present until October 30th.

 

1988:

Four males were seen on July 8th at New Passage, all four were present until July 11th with two remaining until July 13th; One, a female was seen on October 29th at Severn Beach, it was joined by a second female on October 31st and both were present until November 20th.

 

1987:

Two, a male and female were noted on April 19th off Severn Beach.

 

1986:

Six were sighted on March 1st off Severn Beach, the party included five males.

 

1985:

On September 7th an individual was found off Northwick Warth.

 

1980:

Three females were identified off Northwick Warth and Severn Beach and were present from October 26th until November 2nd with two lingering until December 8th.

 

1972:

A male was reported from Littleton Pits on April 2nd.

 

1938:

On April 25th one was observed at Severn Beach and remained in the area until May 1st. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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