Divers in Worcestershire



Adult Red-throated Diver, Bewdley, November 2011. Picture: Mick Woodward








Adult Red-throated Diver, Bewdley, November 2011. Pictures: Bob Hart

This bird was present on the River Severn from November 20th to 23rd
2011 and was later relocated at Chelmarsh Reservoir (Shrops) where
it was found dead on January 28th 2012. This bird was the first to be
seen in Worcestershire since 1997 when one made a brief visit to
Bredon's Hardwick on February 15th.





Great Northern Diver, Kemerton Lake, November 2009. Picture: Francis Peplow

This bird was picked up at Longley Green on November 19th. It was taken
into care before being released at Kemerton Lake where it was found
dead on November 27th.