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Two adults and four juveniles continued on Pilning WR, New Passage from the 1st until at least the 10th. (Severnside Birds)
Two still present on Pilning WR, New Passage on the 1st represent the first ever July record of this species for S. Glos! (Severnside Birds)
Black-winged Stilt | TBOSG
Pilning WR/ New Passage: A fine summer adult was noted on the 2nd; *Two 1st summers' present on the 3rd. Two - an adult and a 2nd summer on the 6th; A new adult from New Passage on the 7th. (Severnside Birds) OP Station: A moulting adult noted on the 22nd. (OPS Birding)
*1st summer Mediterranean Gull | Paul Bowerman
At least ten audible across the patch on the 1st from Rushmead Farm and Lane, Shirehill Lane and Down Road and Track; Three still audible on Rushmead Farm on the 3rd; Two still audible in the Rushmead Farm/ Lane area on the 15th; One from Shirehill Land on the 18th. (John Barnett)
One in the Shire Valley, Marshfield on the 1st; One over Bradley Stoke on the 9th; *One at Wickwar on the 16th; One over Castle School, Thornbury on the 18th; One at Swineford on the 20th.
*Red Kite | Paul Sadley
*On the 3rd one was photographed near The Globe Inn in Frampton Cotterell (Via Pete Hazelwood) and a 'parakeet' species was heard around 19:30 in Mangotsfield. (Nick Tippett) One was seen again near The Globe Inn, Frampton Cotterell on the 15th and at an address nearby on the 17th and 19th. (Mike Jackson) One, probably this species, was heard over Shackleton Avenue, Yate at 08:30 on the 23rd. (Mark Coller)
*Ring-necked Parakeet | Unknown
One was seen briefly on Pilning WR, New Passage on the 23rd. (Paul Bowerman)
Wood Sandpiper | Paul Bowerman
An adult was noted at Shepperdine on the 22nd. (OPS Birding)
Yellow-legged Gull | Pete Hazelwood