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All reports/ sightings of rare and scarce birds are subject to ratification by the appropriate rarities committee.
Three were found in fields in and around Oldbury Pill Sluice, Oldbury-on-Severn on the 7th - An OPS patch first! Increasing to four, three adults and a juvenile from the 8th - 10th the number reached seven (7) on the 11th. A S. Glos highest count! The previous highest count was three in the Northwick Warth/ Pilning WR area on July 31st 2020.
Cattle Egret | Pete Hazelwood
One lingering on Rushmead Farm, Marshfield on at least the 5th.
A 'redhead' reported from Brimsham Park Lake, Yate on the 5th.
Four were seen in flight south over Littleton Warth on the 10th.
Twenty (20) the highest ever S. Glos count was logged at Tortworth Court Lake, Tortworth on the 3rd. The previous highest count was seventeen (17) on Pilning WR, New Passage on September 20th 2014.
An adult on Littleton Warth on the 10th.
Two female types at Mill Lane allotments, Frampton Cotterell on the 1st.