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WHITE STORK - Ciconia ciconia

 

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© Dan White

 

 

 

2018:

One was seen in flight heading low north-east over Pilning Wetland mid-afternoon on April 22nd.

 

2016:

One was seen in flight heading north over Elberton at 12:10 on April 8th and subsequently seen heading north-east over Slimbridge WWT around 14:00.

 

2015:

An adult was seen flying high over New Passage, parallel to the second Severn Crossing and heading towards Newport/ Cardiff at 10:10 on April 21st.

 

2012:

Four were reported at Patchway over the M4/ M5 motorway interchange at 10:40 on June 9th.

 

2010:

Two were seen in flight heading south over Northwick Warth on September 12th.

 

2007:

One possibly this species was reported in the Pucklechurch area on November 4th.

 

1971:

A presumed adult was reported on May 23rd from the Hallen/ Compton Greenfield area. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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