S. GLOS BIRDS RECENT REPORTS

AUGUST 2022

 

COMMON QUAIL

One audible in the Hawkesbury/ Broad Hill area on the 10th.

 

COMMON SCOTER

Four were reported in flight north past New Passage on the 7th; A male from New Passage on the 8th.

 

CURLEW SANDPIPER

One, a moulting adult and the first of the year, was present in the Pilning WR/ New Passage area from the 2nd - 8th.

 

Curlew Sandpiper | Paul Bowerman

 

GREAT WHITE EGRET

One was seen in flight down river past New Passage on the 3rd; One on Orchard Pools, Severn Beach on the 4th and 7th.

 

Great White Egret | Vic Savery

LITTLE EGRET

A rare sighting of one high east over Kingswood, Bristol at 09:35 on the 9th.

 

MEDITERRANEAN GULL

A moulting adult was seen at Shepperdine on the 1st; A juvenile on Pilning WR, New Passage on the 3rd; An adult from New Passage on the 4th; A juvenile from New Passage on the 7th; An adult at New Passage on the 14th.

 

PIED FLYCATCHER

Singles at Severn View Services, Aust and in the Shire Valley, Marshfield on the 13th.

 

Pied Flycatcher at Marshfield | Paul Sawyer

 

 

RED KITE

 

August

Location

Totals

1st

Two at Marshfield

2

3rd

Singles at Marshfield and Frampton Cotterell

2

5th

One over Bridgeyate

1

6th

One over Wickwar

1

7th

Singles at New Passage and Tormarton

2

8th

One Marshfield

1

11th

One at Marshfield

1

12th

One at Marshfield

1

13th

Two at Marshfield

2

14th

One at Marshfield

1

Total

 

14

 

WOOD SANDPIPER

One was present on Pilning WR, New Passage on the 15th - 16th.

 

Wood Sandpiper | Paul Bowerman

 

YELLOW-LEGGED GULL

A 3rd summer (4th calendar year) present at Severn Beach on the 14th; A juvenile briefly at New Passage late morning on the 16th.

 

Yellow-legged Gull | Martyn Hayes