Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellusCrymanbig DuVagrant

Glossy Ibis – Records

Plegadis falcinellus – Crymanbig Du – Vagrant 1976 – Gann, 20 August 1996 – What was presumably the same bird was at the Gann 15 June (DPD), Marloes Mere 15-16 June (MC, KJSD) and Skokholm 19 June (GT) 2009 – Single juvenile was present on the Teifi Estuary and viewed in Pembs on 13, 15 and […]

Glossy Ibis – 2012

Plegadis falcinellus – Crymanbig Du – Vagrant Rare but 12 records since 2000.  This includes a flock of 23 between 28th January and 4th February 2012 that toured various site in the Carew Cheriton/Milton/Sageston area. They roosted near Carew River. Smaller numbers at other sites that year may have been part of the same flock? Source: […]

Glossy Ibis – 1994

Plegadis falcinellus – Crymanbig Du – Vagrant Single birds have been recorded as follows: shot at Slebech in autumn 1834 (Mathew 1894), picked up exhausted at Tenby on 23 October 1917 (Lockley et al. 1949) and seen at the Gann on 20 August 1976 (R. Warr). Donovan J.W. & Rees G.H, 1994, Birds of Pembrokeshire More about the Glossy […]

Glossy Ibis – 1949

Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.

Glossy Ibis – 1894

Plegadis falcinellus An occasional visitor; very rare; only one instance. Mr. Tracy mentions a Glossy Ibis, a fine adult, that was shot at Slebech, in the autumn of 1834, and was in the possession of the gamekeeper. Mr. Thomas Hall, birdstuffer, of London Wall, in the Zoologist for 1858, mentions another that was killed so near to the borders of […]