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These are unfiltered reports; sightings of rare and scarce birds are subject to ratification by the appropriate rarities committee.

 

JULY 2019

 

 

Monday 8th to Sunday 14th

 

COMMON SCOTER

A fine drake was seen from  Severn Beach on the 9th. (Paul Bowerman)

 

RING-NECKED PARAKEET

One noted in flight around Highwood Lane, Cribbs Causeway on the 10th. (Ben Ofield)

 

RED KITE

One was noted circling over Kingsgate Park, Yate on the 9th. (Avon Birds) Two near Rangeworthy on the 11th following harvesting tractors. (Stephen Jones)

 

MEDITERRANEAN GULL

Two adults were seen in the Northwick Warth/ New Passage area in the morning on the 8th. One adult at New Passage on the 10th.  (Paul Bowerman)

 

Paul Bowerman

 

QUAIL

At least one singing male (possibly three) still audible from the Down Road/ Down Track area, Marshfield at 21:30 on the 8th. (Alan Gilbert)