Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica – RHOSTOG GYNFFONFRTH – Passage migrant and winter visitor

Black-tailed Godwit – 2020 WeBS

Limosa lapponica – RHOSTOG GYNFFONFRTH – Passage migrant Black-tailed Godwits were regular autumn migrants through the county, with up to 10 being recorded (though not always on WeBS counts) in most years. One or two, and occasionally larger numbers, were sometimes seen in mid-winter on the upper reaches of the estuary. Since the early 2000s, […]

Black-tailed Godwit – 1994

Limosa lapponica – RHOSTOG GYNFFONFRTH – Passage migrant Mathew (1894) considered the Black-tailed Godwit to be a rare autumn visitor and Lockley et al. (1949) noted seven occurrences of single birds at Dale, Bosherston, Tenby and Skokholm, with five at Dale on 5 October 1947, which included February, March and May records. It is now a regular […]

Black-tailed Godwit – 1980s winter

Limosa lapponica – RHOSTOG GYNFFONFRTH – Passage migrant The BTO winter atlas showed that Black-tailed Godwits were present in only two estuarine 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84, both within the Cleddau Estuary complex   The light blue colour represents 1-4 birds which is consistent with the Birds of the Estuary Enquiry (BoEE, now WeBS) […]