BLAGDON LAKE BIRDS

Curlew Sandpiper



Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763)

Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763)

(Very scarce PM)

Curlew Sandpiper, Kalloni Salt Pans, Skala Kallonis, Lesvos, Greece © Nigel Milbourne, 2015

  1. One, not aged, Sep. 1913 (per H.H. Davis).
  2. One, not aged, 5th-19th Sep. 1953 (G.L. Boyle, G.G. Clement, C.A.L.W.).
  3. One, advanced in sum. plum., 27th April 1956 (B. King).
  4. One, not aged, 30th Sep. 1962 (B. Rabbits).
  5. One, not aged, 22nd Aug. to 9th Sep. 1964 (M. Kendall, G.L. Boyle).
  6. Two to nine, not aged, 15th-30th Sep. 1973.
  7. One, not aged, 25th Aug. 1974.
  8. Two, not aged, 14th-27th Sep. 1975.
  9. One, not aged, 11th-14th Sep. 1976.
  10. One, not aged, 28th Oct. 1978. See note 1 below.
  11. Two, not aged, 26th Oct. 1980 (A.H. Davis).
  12. Two, not aged, 5th-6th Oct. 1982. See note 1 below.
  13. Seven, not aged, 23rd Sep. 1984.
  14. One, not aged, 12th Sep. to 5th Oct. 1987.
  15. Four, not aged, 24th Aug. to 15th Sep. 1988.
  16. One, not aged, 1st-11th Sep. 1990 (J.R. Diamond).
  17. Ten, not aged, 13th Sep. 1990. See note 2 below.
  18. Two, not aged, 21st Sep. to 1st Oct. 1990, rising to four 1st-9th Oct.
  19. Fifteen, not aged, 1st Sep. 1991 (A. Merritt, R.M. Andrews), rising to eighteen 2nd-8th Sep. with twelve 5th Sep. (I.B.), three, not aged between 9th-30th Sep., four, not aged, 16th Oct. 1991. See note 3 below.
  20. Eight, not aged, 23rd-31st Aug. 1993, with a max. of one not aged, 1st-10th Sep., two not aged , 11th-20th Sep., five not aged, 21st Sep. to 10th Oct.
  21. One, not aged, 30th-31st Oct. 1993.
  22. One, not aged, 10th Sep. 1994.
  23. One, not aged, 5th Nov. 1994.
  24. Two, not aged, 3rd Sep. 1995.
  25. One, not aged, 15th-21st Sep. 1996, four, not aged, 22nd-23rd Sep., eight, not aged, 24th Sep., two, not aged, 25th Sep. to 3rd Oct.
  26. Up to two, adults, 6th-16th Aug. 2001 (N.R. Milbourne et al.).
  27. Up to three, juveniles, 29th Aug. to 20th Sep. 2001 (N.R. Milbourne et al.).
  28. Up to two, juveniles, 8th-11th Oct. 2001 (N.R. Milbourne et al.).
  29. Thirteen, not aged, 31st Aug. 2010 (K.J. Hall et al.).
  30. One, not aged, 24th Sep. 2013 (N.R. Milbourne).
  31. Two, not aged, 14th Sep. 2015 (N.R. Milbourne).
  32. One, juvenile, 9th Sep. 2016 (N.R. Milbourne, I. & C. Stapp).

Note 1: Birds at Blagdon Lake 1963-1983.

Note 2: K.E. G(lonovan) in Top End hide diary

Note 3: max. counts were 18 between 1st-8th September, three between 9th-30th & three in October 1991 (ABR, 1991).

Bibliography (sources of information)

  1. Andrews, R.M. Top End hide diary.
  2. Chadwick, P.J. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1980. Avon Ornithological Group.
  3. Davis, A.H. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1993. Avon Ornithological Group.
  4. Davis, A.H. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1994. Avon Ornithological Group.
  5. Davis, A.H. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1995. Avon Ornithological Group.
  6. Davis, A.H. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1996. Avon Ornithological Group.
  7. Davis, A.H. Birds at Blagdon Lake 1963-1983. Bristol Ornith. 18: 102-116. Bristol Ornithological Club.
  8. Davis H.H. 1948. A Revised List of the Birds of the Bristol District. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Bristol Naturalists' Society, vol. XXVII, part IV, pp. 225-268. 1947.
  9. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Bristol Bird Report, 1956. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  10. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Bristol Bird Report, 1962. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  11. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Bristol Bird Report, 1964. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  12. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Ornithological Notes Bristol District, 1953. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  13. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1953. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  14. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1956. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  15. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Somerset Birds, 1962. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  16. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Somerset Birds, 1964. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  17. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Somerset Birds, 1973. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  18. Diamond, J.R. Top End hide diary.
  19. G(lonovan). K.E. Top End hide diary.
  20. McGeoch, J.A. (ed.). Somerset Birds, 1974. Somerset Ornithological Society.
  21. McGeoch, J.A. (ed.). Somerset Birds, 1975. Somerset Ornithological Society.
  22. McGeoch, J.A. (ed.). Somerset Birds, 1976. Somerset Ornithological Society.
  23. Taylor, S.M. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1984. Avon Ornithological Group.
  24. Taylor, S.M. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1987. Avon Ornithological Group.
  25. Taylor, S.M. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1988. Avon Ornithological Group.
  26. Taylor, S.M. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1990. Avon Ornithological Group.

Updated 18 November, 2016