S. GLOS BIRDS RECENT REPORTS

SEPTEMBER 2021


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All reports/ sightings of rare and scarce birds are subject to ratification by the appropriate rarities committee.


GREAT WHITE EGRET

One present on Lyde Green Lake, Emerson's Green on the 10th. (Rob Laughton, Mark Coller)

 

Great White Egret | Mark Coller

 

GREENLAND DUNLIN

At least one reported in the high tide roost at New Passage on the 11th. (Dave Hughes) It represents the first September (Autumn) record of this form for S. Glos!

 

Greenland Dunlin (left) | Dave Hughes

 

HARRIER SPP

A 'ringtail' probably Hen Harrier in flight along the shoreline at Shepperdine on the 7th. (Keith Williams)

 

MEDITERRANEAN GULL

A juvenile on Pilning WR, New Passage on the 11th. (Severnside Birds)

 

PIED FLYCATCHER

A juvenile was present on Chipping Sodbury Common on the 6th. (Mark Coller)

 

RED KITE

One over Down Road, Marshfield on the 5th; One over the Shire Valley, Marshfield on the 7th; Two near Aust and one near Dyrham on the 8th; One over Rushmead Farm, Marshfield on the 10th.

 

RING-NECKED PARAKEET

A female at Mill Lane allotments, Frampton Cotterell on the 11th. (Jeanette Sakel)

 

Ring-necked Parakeet | Jeanette Sakel

 

WOOD SANDPIPER

One was noted in the Northwick Warth/ Pilning WR, New Passage area on the 3rd. (Phil Quinn)