the birds of south gloucestershire


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Storm Petrel | Dan White


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NOVEMBER 2019

 

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BITTERN

One was seen on a hedge in the Almondsbury area around 11:45 on the 10th at ST: 594 845 then in flight north-west where it was lost to view. (Adam Cross) Its the first of the year, the seventh S. Glos record and the earliest ever for the recording area! Previous earliest date was sometime in December 1931 in the Hallen area.

 

BLACK REDSTART

A ♀/ 1st winter at OPS (8th), ♂ and ♀/ 1st winter at OPS (9th - 10th).

 

♂ Black Redstart at OPS | Pete Hazelwood

 

CETTI'S WARBLER

A record breaking five at Oldbury Power Station (8th), one at OPS (10th).

 

COLLARED DOVE

At least 60 at West End Farm, Oldbury-on-Severn (5th).

 

GOLDEN PLOVER

c.1000 (300 in fields towards Spring Farms, Marshfield and c.700 circling (7th)

 

GOOSANDER

One on Pilning Wetland Reserve (4th).

 

RED KITE

One over Kingsgate Park, Yate (3rd), one over Severn Beach (8th), one at Marshfield (10th).

 

STINT SPP

A very distant 'peep' was noted at Severn Beach on the 3rd! So distant in fact it defied identification though Little Stint was not eliminated.

 

WOODCOCK

An apparent movement of this species into the recording area early in the month!

 

WOODPIGEON

C.25,000 south-west from Aust! (8th)