S. GLOS BIRDS RECENT REPORTS

Rare, scarce and unusual bird sightings this month

 

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


AUGUST 2020

 

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MANDARIN

A moulting male was noted from Tortworth Court Lake on the 2nd. (Thomas Weston)

 

MARSH HARRIER

A juvenile was reported in flight to the east over Pilning Wetland Reserve, Northwick Warth in the afternoon on the 1st.

 

Sparrow? (Hybrid)

A very interesting male (House?) Sparrow found in a private garden at Yate on the 2nd was noted as showing a strong resemblance to that of Italian Sparrow! (Anita, Chris and David Teague)

 

Sparrow? (Hybrid) | Chris Teague

 

SPOTTED FLYCATCHER

Ten on July 26th in the Shire Valley at Marshfield had increased to around a dozen on the 2nd. (John Barnett)