A Glossy Ibis was seen flying north over Severn Beach at about 3.30pm on 14th October 2009. Luckily I received a telephone call from the finder and I was already stood at New Passage and within a minute it flew low over the Pines and continued heading up Northwick Warth. It landed for a few minutes but after being mobbed by Crows it took off and flew towards Aust Cliff. Below are a series of images of the bird in flight.
The second Severnside record was found near the VOSA Pool at Hoar Gout on 17th September 2010
and showed very well during the 10 day stay.
Some fantastic artwork of the Hoar Gout Glossy Ibis preening kindly supplied by Phil Baber