FIRST RECORDS

The first documented reference to bird species and forms believed to have occurred naturally in S. Gloucestershire in chronological order.


MOST RECENT ADDITION

 

LITTLE BUNTING: A spring adult in the south-west corner of Lagoon III, Oldbury Power Station on April 13th 2021 - Pete Hazelwood.

 

Little Bunting | TBOSG

 

SPECIES/ FORM

LOCATION/ DATE

FINDER (S)

LITTLE BUNTING

Oldbury Power Station on April 13th 2021

P Hazelwood

TUNDRA BEAN GOOSE

Oldbury Power Station on December 5th 2020

P Hazelwood

COLLARED PRATINCOLE

Pilning WR, Northwick Warth on May 21st 2020

A Ramesh

CITRINE WAGTAIL

Pilning WR, Northwick Warth on April 24th 2019

A Ramesh

ORTOLAN BUNTING

Northwick Warth on September 13th 2018

P Bowerman

Ashy-headed Wagtail

Northwick Warth on April 15th 2018

M Coller

SERIN

New Passage on April 6th 2017

P Bowerman

IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF

Kingsgate Park, Yate on March 25th 2017

M Coller

AMERICAN WIGEON

Littleton Warth on January 2nd 2017

B Ofield

WHISKERED TERN

The shore and Tidal Reservoir, Oldbury Power Station on May 10th 2016

P Hazelwood

Icelandic Redpoll

Severn Way, New Passage on May 5th 2016

P. Bowerman

PALLID HARRIER

The Shire Valley, Marshfield on April 12th 2016

M Hayes

PENDULINE TIT

Dyrham Park, Dyrham on March 11th 2015

M Sheldon

Icelandic Golden Plover

New Passage/ Northwick Warth/ Pilning WR area on July 13th 2014

 

RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL

The Shire Valley, Marshfield on February 3rd 2014

J Barnett

DESERT WHEATEAR

Severn Beach on December 11th 2013

P Bowerman

Continental Coal Tit

Hanging Hill/ Beach Wood area, Bitton on April 18th 2013

B Edge

GREAT WHITE EGRET

Almondsbury/ Patchway area on November 30th 2012

C Heyworth

LAUGHING GULL

'The Pipes' south of Severn Beach on May 1st 2012

P Bowerman

RED-THROATED PIPIT

Northwick Warth/ Pilning WR area on April 22nd 2012

J Martin

Continental Greylag Goose

Between Warmley and Shortwood on November 18th 2011

R Laughton

PIED WHEATEAR

Sailing Club, Oldbury-on-Severn on October 25th 2011

D Spittle

Greenland White-fronted Goose

Past Littleton-upon-Severn on October 17th 2010

M Plenty

White-spotted Bluethroat

Britannia Court, Staple Hill, Bristol on June 19th 2010

J Farley

PACIFIC DIVER

Severn Beach in 'Burger Bar Bay' on November 27th 2009

M Hayes

BLACK-BELLIED STORM PETREL

Severn Beach on November 25th 2009

J Martin

GLOSSY IBIS

Severn Beach, Northwick and Aust on October 14th 2009

P Buckle, P Baber

Grey-headed Wagtail

Northwick Warth on September 26th 2009

J Martin

BLACK-HEADED BUNTING

Shackleton Avenue, Yate on June 7th 2009

M Coller

BLACK KITE

Nailey Farm, St. Catherine's Valley, Marshfield on May 26th 2009

J Mackenzie-Grieve

Channel Wagtail (hybrid)

Northwick Warth on May 18th 2009

 

Greenland Dunlin

Severn Beach on May 16th 2008

J Martin

Nordic Jackdaw

George Lane, Marshfield on January 25th 2008

R Laughton

GREAT BUSTARD (RI)

Willsbridge Flood Meadows on January 10th 2008

J. Aldridge

EUROPEAN BEE-EATER

Severn Beach on May 13th 2007

P Bowerman

DARTFORD WARBLER

Northwick Warth on October 5th 2005

M Woodman-Smith

Siberian Chiffchaff

Emerson's Green on January 1st 2005

A Jordan

WESTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER

Severn Beach on May 2nd 2004

J Martin

COMMON REDPOLL

Thornbury Golf Course on February 10th 2004

M Plenty

CASPIAN GULL

Harnhill Landfill near Elberton on November 16th 2002

J Martin, R Reader

EGYPTIAN GOOSE

Oldbury Power Station on February 12th 2002

A Middleton

AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER

New Passage on January 1st 2002

P Bowerman

YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER

Old Passage on October 12th 2001

R Reader

RED-NECKED PHALAROPE

Severn Beach on October 8th 2001

P Bowerman

COMMON ROSEFINCH

Leap Valley Downend on September 22nd 2001

A Jordan

Continental Cormorant

Oldbury Power Station on January 15th 2001

 

GREEN-WINGED TEAL

Oldbury Power Station on January 4th 2001

M Warren

ROSE-COLOURED STARLING

Launceston Avenue, Hanham on December 8th 2000

R Laughton

CORY'S SHEARWATER

Severn Beach on November 26th 2000

P Bowerman

COMMON CRANE

Severn Beach on January 3rd 2000

 

STONE CURLEW

New Passage on July 27th 1999

P Bowerman

RED-SPOTTED BLUETHROAT

Marshfield on May 14th 1998

P Chadwick

SPOONBILL

Severn Beach on April 18th 1998

R Miles

TAIGA BEAN GOOSE

Oldbury Power Station on March 1st 1998

 

BLACK-NECKED GREBE

New Passage on October 24th 1996

R Reader

RING-NECKED PARAKEET

Brentry on September28th 1996

 

Kumlien's Gull

Oldbury Power Station on June 30th 1996

K. Vinicombe

Scandinavian Chiffchaff

Severn Beach on September 9th 1995

 

Pale-bellied Brent Goose

Northwick Warth on February 12th 1995

 

EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL

Aust STW, Aust on December 16th 1993

P. Bowerman

RICHARD'S PIPIT

Aust Warth on November 27th 1993

 

LITTLE EGRET

Northwick Warth on May 24th 1993

 

CATTLE EGRET

Littleton Brick Pits, Littleton-upon-Severn on April 24th 1993

 

ALPINE SWIFT

Aust Cliffs, Aust on April 11th 1993

S. Hale

ICTERINE WARBLER

Fishpool Hill, Brentry on May 15th 1992

M. Dadds

BLACK-THROATED DIVER

New Passage on May 6th 1991

 

SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER

Oldbury Power Station on August 12th 1990

 

WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN

Aust Warth on May 3rd 1990

P Chadwick

ROSEATE TERN

New Passage on May 1st 1990

P. Bowerman

YELLOW-LEGGED GULL

New Passage in November 1989

 

BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER

New Passage on September 30th 1989

P. Bowerman

PECTORAL SANDPIPER

Oldbury Power Station on September 17th 1989

 

WOODCHAT SHRIKE

Marshfield on July 23rd 1989

M Hayes, M Morse

CETTI'S WARBLER

Littleton Brick Pits, Littleton-upon-Severn on July 23rd 1989

 

GOSHAWK

Thornbury on June 25th 1989

 

SLAVONIAN GREBE

New Passage on April 27th 1989

P. Bowerman

BLACK GUILLEMOT

Severn Beach on October 27th 1988

 

BALEARIC SHEARWATER

New Passage on September 24th 1988

 

RING-NECKED DUCK

New Passage on April 2nd 1988

 

RING-BILLED GULL

New Passage on February 28th 1987

 

MANDARIN

Tortworth Court Lake on November 16th 1986

 

TEREK SANDPIPER

Severn Beach on September 20th 1986

 

WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER

Severn Beach on September 12th 1985

 

FRANKLIN'S GULL

Severn Beach on May 19th 1984

 

TEMMINCK'S STINT

Oldbury Power Station on April 29th 1984

 

GREAT NORTHERN DIVER

Aust Warth on December 14th 1983

 

WHOOPER SWAN

Oldbury Power Station on October 29th 1983

 

BROAD-BILLED SANDPIPER

Oldbury Power Station on August 20th 1983

 

MARSH HARRIER

Oldbury Power Station on May 1st 1983

 

RED-BREASTED MERGANSER

Severn Beach on December 3rd 1982

 

GARGANEY

Severn Beach on April 13th 1982

 

LAPLAND BUNTING

Severn Beach on December 18th 1981

 

LONG-TAILED SKUA

New Passage on October 4th 1981

 

BEARDED TIT

Littleton Brick Pits, Littleton-upon-Severn on April 5th 1981

 

HEN HARRIER

Northwick Warth on November 2nd 1980

 

SABINE'S GULL

New Passage on September 13th 1980

 

FIRECREST

Hanham Hills, Hanham on January 5th 1980

N. Warren

MEDITERRANEAN GULL

Stoke Gifford on March 18th 1979

 

RUDDY DUCK

Aust Warth on January 6th 1979

 

TWITE

Severnside in January 1978

 

LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER

Aust Warth on October 16th 1977

 

RED-RUMPED SWALLOW

Severn Beach on September 17th 1977

 

LONG-TAILED DUCK

New Passage on October 31st 1976

 

AQUATIC WARBLER

Littleton Brick Pits, Littleton-upon-Severn on August 14th 1976

 

RED-FOOTED FALCON

Near Shepperdine on September 16th 1974

C Swaine

DOTTEREL

Severn Beach on September 14th 1974

 

SOOTY SHEARWATER

Aust on September 7th 1974

 

LITTLE GULL

Severn Beach on May 5th 1974

 

GREAT SKUA

Chittening Warth on May 14th 1973

 

BARNACLE GOOSE

Severn Beach on February 18th 1973

 

BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON

On Severnside on November 19th 1971

 

WHITE STORK

Hallen on May 23rd 1971

 

RED-CRESTED POCHARD

Littleton Brick Pits, Littleton-upon-Severn on April 4th 1971

 

BEWICK'S SWAN

Severn Beach on March 8th 1970

 

WOOD SANDPIPER

New Passage on August 22nd 1967

 

NIGHTINGALE

Noted only as a summer visitor 1962

 

TURTLE DOVE

Noted only as a summer visitor 1962

 

COLLARED DOVE

Chipping Sodbury on May 7th 1960

 

WATER PIPIT

New Passage on April 1st 1960

 

SHORELARK

Severn Beach on January 31st 1960

 

RED-THROATED DIVER

Shepperdine on January 6th 1960

 

LITTLE BITTERN

R Avon Keynsham/ Willsbridge on September 28th 1959

 

MONTAGU'S HARRIER

Marshfield on May 25th 1958

 

RED KITE

Near Tockington on March 3rd 1957

 

SPOTTED REDSHANK

Shepperdine on November 17th 1954

 

GOLDEN ORIOLE

Littleton Brick Pits, Littleton-upon-Severn on June 26th 1954

 

Blue-headed Wagtail

Severn Beach on April 23rd 1954

 

SHAG

Cromhall in August 1951

 

GREY PHALAROPE

Stoke Gifford on October 21st 1949

 

SNOW BUNTING

Littleton-upon-Severn on January 2nd 1948

 

KENTISH PLOVER

Severn Beach on May 4th 1947

 

WAXWING

Filton on February 23rd 1947

 

LITTLE TERN

Severn Beach on May 9th 1945

 

EUROPEAN NIGHTJAR

High Wood, Filton on May 21st 1944

 

WOOD WARBLER

Petty France on May 7th 1944

 

SHORT-EARED OWL

Severn Beach on October 6th 1942

 

COMMON QUAIL

Patchway Common on June 14th 1942

 

RUDDY SHELDUCK

Aust Warth on April 18th 1942

 

LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER

Little Stoke on February 1st 1942

 

TREE SPARROW

Dyrham Park in November 1941

 

WOODLARK

Severn Beach on September 9th 1941

 

ARCTIC SKUA

Littleton-upon-Severn on June 1st 1941

 

WILLOW TIT

Stoke Gifford on September 24th 1940

 

ICELAND GULL

Stoke Gifford on February 23rd 1940

 

PINK-FOOTED GOOSE

Severn Beach on February 1st 1940

 

WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE

Severn Beach on December 24th 1938

 

CORNCRAKE

Patchway Common on October 30th 1938

 

LEACH'S PETREL

Aust Warth Pier on October 7th 1938

 

SCAUP

Severn Beach on April 25th 1938

 

BLACK REDSTART

Severn Beach on March 28th 1937

 

JACK SNIPE

Stoke Gifford in December 1935

 

PUFFIN

Filton in October 1935

 

GRASSHOPPER WARBLER

Over in May 1935

 

HOODED CROW

Near Stoke Gifford in 1920

 

Northern Willow Warbler

Cowhill near Thornbury in May 1913

 

KING EIDER

Shepperdine in November 1912

 

RED-BREASTED GOOSE

Oldbury-on-Severn on November 18th 1909

 

MARSH WARBLER

Patchway in June 1909

 

PIED FLYCATCHER

Shepperdine in May 1905

 

AVOCET

Thornbury in December 1900

 

RING OUZEL

Almondsbury in the spring of 1899

 

LONG-EARED OWL

Near Frampton Cotterell in winter 1897

 

HONEY BUZZARD

Near Tortworth in spring 1897

 

VELVET SCOTER

New Passage on March 5th 1892

 

PURPLE SANDPIPER

New Passage in January 1892

 

SPOTTED CRAKE

Stoke Gifford in September 1891

 

BITTERN

Hambrook in January 1891

 

GOOSANDER

Bitton in January 1891

 

GREAT GREY SHRIKE

Dyrham Park in January 1891

 

PALLAS'S SANDGROUSE

Hambrook on June 3rd 1888

 

POMARINE SKUA

New Passage in November 1879

 

HOOPOE

Near Charfield in 1878

 

HAWFINCH

Breeding in the Almondsbury area in 1874

 

RED-BACKED SHRIKE

Frequent in the Hallen area in summer 1874

 

WHITE-TAILED EAGLE

Dodington Park in December 1871

 

Scandinavian Rock Pipit

New Passage in March 1870

 

OSPREY

Tortworth Court Lake in spring 1860

 

SMEW

Dyrham Park on February 12th 1855

 

BLACK-WINGED STILT

Near Thornbury in May 1848

 

CIRL BUNTING

Resident at Alveston in 1845

 

LITTLE AUK

Severnside in October 1841

 

GLAUCOUS GULL

Severn Estuary in the winter of 1840

 

COMMON CROSSBILL

Alveston area in 1829

 

WRYNECK

Alveston area in 1829

 

STORM PETREL

Alveston on October 31st 1824