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WOODLARK - Lullula arborea

 

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© Brian Lancastle

 

 

 

2018:

JUNE: One was seen just south of Severn Beach in the evening on the 1st. OCTOBER: One was seen well around Cake Pill, Northwick Warth late morning on the 7th. NOVEMBER: Two were logged in flight north-east over Severn View Services, Aust around 07:45 on the 18th.

 

2017:

One was seen in flight low north east over New Passage around 09:40 on October 29th.

 

2011:

One was reported in flight over New Passage on October 14th.

 

2010:

One was heard calling as it flew north over Northwick Warth, New Passage in the morning on October 15th.

 

2008:

Two were noted in the New Passage/ Northwick Warth area on November 1st.

 

2003:

One was reported on November 26th at Severn Beach. It  was seen in flight heading north-east along the seawall, was calling continuously and was last seen over the beach below the Second Severn Crossing.

 

1976:

One was reported from Severn Beach on April 3rd.

 

1972:

One was reported from New Passage on October 15th.

 

1949:

One was seen in flight on October 29th between Patchway and Stoke Gifford.

 

1947:

On February 23rd at Patchway, one was frequently watched near the Post Office and present in the area until February 26th.

 

1941:

Six were identified on September 9th at Severn Beach, the unmistakable call was heard at Severn Beach and a party of six was viewed at close quarters on fallow ground adjoining Sea Wall Farm. This is the first documented reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.

 

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