TBOSG

  The Birds Of

  South Gloucestershire

 

 

 

 

 

A weekly round-up of rare, scarce and unusual birds from S. Gloucestershire

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2018

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

 

 

Saturday 1st to Sunday 9th September 2018

 

MANDARIN

An adult female was present again in Kingsgate Park, Yate on the 4th. (Mark Coller)

 

MEDITERRANEAN GULL

A adult was noted in flight south-west past Aust Cliffs View Point in the afternoon on the 2nd. (Matt Hobbs)

 

RAVEN

A high count of at least thirty-eight in the Shire Valley, Marshfield on the 2nd. (Pete Coslett, John Barnett)

 

RED KITE

One in the Shire Valley, Marshfield in the afternoon on the 1st. (David Hanks)

 

ROSE-COLOURED STARLING

A juvenile/ 1st winter was found mid afternoon on Gorse Cover Road, Severn Beach. It was seen at several locations subsequently and present until dusk. (Adam Cross)

 

John Martin, Brian Lancastle.

 

WRYNECK

One was both seen and photographed around lunchtime on Chipping Sodbury Common on the 5th.. (Paul Woolams)

 

Paul Woolams

 

 

 

The S. Glos Rare & Scarce Birds Diary

 

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