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SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER - Calidris pusilla

 

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© Gary Thoburn, Paul Bowerman

 

 

 

2009:

On the 26th September a juvenile/ 1st winter was identified on the foreshore at New Passage where it spent the afternoon. The 92nd British record.

 

1990:

On August 12th an adult was identified on the silt Lagoon at Oldbury Power Station, it was present in the area for three days and was last seen on August 14th. The 28th British record. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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