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SHORELARK - Eremophila alpestris

 

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© Paul Bowerman

 

 

 

2017:

A winter adult was found on Northwick Warth Flash on October 28th.

 

2010:

Two were seen feeding on the salt marsh near Lagoon I at Oldbury Power Station (ST: 607 954) around 11:30 on January 8th before flying upriver dropping onto the salt marsh.

 

2009:

Two were seen in flight at Aust Warth over the saltings at 13:30 on November 18th.

 

2004:

One was reported on January 24th at Severn Beach with the same or another present at the same site on February 11th.

 

1977:

One was seen on December 5th - 11th at Severn Beach.

 

1960:

A male seen on January 31st at Severn Beach was present in the area until the 4th March. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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