BLAGDON LAKE BIRDS

Slavonian (Horned) Grebe



Slavonian (Horned) Grebe Podiceps auritis [Linnaeus, 1758]

Slavonian Grebe P.a. auritis

(Very scarce PM & WV)

  1. One, not aged, 2nd-6th May 1909 (D. Carr).*
  2. One, not aged, 7th Jan. 1935 (K.D. Smith).
  3. One, not aged, 11th April 1936 (W.R. Taylor, J.H. Savory).
  4. One, not aged, 31st Dec. 1945 to 10th Mar. 1946 (A.C. Leach, R.H. Poulding, H.H. Davis).
  5. One, not aged, 5th Jan. 1946 (W.R. Taylor).
  6. Two, not aged, 11th Feb. to 10th April 1947 (H.H. Davis, B. King, R.E. Alley, H.J. Boyd).
  7. One, not aged, 7th April 1948 (M.J. Rogers, per H.H. Davis).
  8. One, not aged, 17th-31st Oct. 1948 (B. King, H.J. Boyd).
  9. One, not aged, 20th Feb. 1950 (B.J. Bailey, M.J. Wotton).
  10. One, not aged, 10th Dec. 1951 (B. King).
  11. One (perhaps 2), not aged, 6th March 1953 (W.L. Roseveare).
  12. One, not aged, 21st April 1959 (A.G. Dixon).
  13. One, not aged, 3rd-11th Feb. 1962 (R.M. Curber, B.E. Slade).
  14. Two, not aged, 25th March 1964 (W.L. Roseveare).* See note 1 below.
  15. One, not aged, 12th Nov. 1966 to 15th Apr. 1967 (R.M. Curber, R. Angles et al.).
  16. One, not aged, 15th Oct. 1967 (R.J. Prytherch).
  17. One, not aged, 14th April 1979 (J.R. Best).
  18. One, not aged, 17th Dec. 1983, & 20th Jan. to 26th Feb. 1984 (A. Merritt, A.W. et al.). See note 2 below.
  19. One, not aged, 8th Feb. 1986 (A.H. Davis, D.E. et al.).
  20. One, not aged, 1st Dec. 1991 to 9th Jan. 1992 (A.H. Davis, R.U. Lambert, J.R. Diamond).
  21. One, not aged, 24th Feb. to 1st April 1996 (A.H. Davis, N.R. Milbourne et al.).
  22. One, not aged, 13th Nov. 1999 (A.H. Davis).
  23. Two, juveniles/1st-winter, 4th Oct. 2007 (N.R. Milbourne).
  24. One, adult, 21st Nov. 2008 (N.R. Milbourne, A.E. Bone).
  25. One, adult, 11th Nov. 2011 to 3rd Feb. 2012 (G. Dring, R. Mielcarek, N.R. Milbourne et al.).
  26. One, not aged, 28th Feb. 2013 (N.R. Milbourne).

Note 1: Two, most probably this species, BL (Bristol Report). This doesn't really stand up to scrutiny, but is included for historical purposes.

Note 2: According to Avon Bird Report, 1984, "one present at BL from Jan. 20 until Feb. 26, 1984 (AM, AW et al.) was believed to be the bird seen there in December 1983 (not at CVL as stated in the 1983 Report)."

Bibliography (sources of information)

  1. Blaythwayt, Rev F.L. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1935. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  2. Blaythwayt, Rev F.L. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1936. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  3. Blaythwayt, Rev F.L. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1945. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  4. Blaythwayt, Rev F.L. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1946. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  5. Blaythwayt, Rev F.L. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1947. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  6. Blaythwayt, Rev F.L. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1948. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  7. Blaythwayt, Rev F.L. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1953. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  8. Davis, A.H. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1991. Avon Ornithological Group.
  9. Davis, A.H. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1992. Avon Ornithological Group.
  10. Davis, A.H. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1996. Avon Ornithological Group.
  11. Davis, A.H. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1999. Avon Ornithological Group.
  12. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Bristol Bird Report, 1959. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  13. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Bristol Bird Report, 1962. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  14. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Bristol Bird Report, 1964. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  15. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Bristol Bird Report, 1966. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  16. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Bristol Bird Report, 1967. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  17. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Ornithological Notes Bristol District, 1945. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  18. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Ornithological Notes Bristol District, 1946. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  19. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Ornithological Notes Bristol District, 1947. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  20. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Ornithological Notes Bristol District, 1948. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  21. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Ornithological Notes Bristol District, 1951. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  22. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Ornithological Notes Bristol District, 1953. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  23. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Somerset Birds, 1962. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  24. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Somerset Birds, 1964. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  25. Diamond, J.R. 1991. Top End Hide Diary.
  26. Kendall, M. (ed.). Bird News, April 1967. Bristol Ornithological Club.
  27. Kendall, M. (ed.). Bird News, October 1967. Bristol Ornithological Club.
  28. Lambert, R.U. 1991. Top End Hide Diary.
  29. McGeoch, J.A. (ed.). Somerset Birds, 1966. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  30. McGeoch, J.A. (ed.). Somerset Birds, 1967. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  31. Savory, J.H. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1959. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  32. Taylor, S.M. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1986. Avon Ornithological Group.
  33. Tucker, Dr B.W. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1950. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  34. Youdale, G. (ed.). Bird News, April 1979. Bristol Ornithological Club.

Updated 1 June, 2013