Bearded Tit

Panurus biarmicusTitw BarfogVagrant

Bearded Tit – records

Panurus biarmicus – Titw Barfog – Vagrant 1993 – 24 October. Skokholm. Two in the bracken above South Bay.  First island record. (Skokholm bird report) (only the second confirmed record for Pembs – Pembs Bird Report 1993) Note – This record was too late to be included in the Birds of Pembrokeshire 1994 More about […]

Bearded Tit – 1994

Panurus biarmicus – Titw Barfog – Vagrant Mathew (1894) quoted Sir Hugh Owen as the authority for the occurrence of Bearded Tits near Sealyham in about 1860. Up to ten were seen at Rosehill Marsh, on the Pembrokeshire/Ceredigion border, between 31 December 1973 and 17 January 1974 (M.A. Patterson et al.), a period when a surplus Dutch population was […]

Bearded Titmouse – 1894

Panurus biarmicus – A very rare occasional visitor. Although this very handsome species is more correctly a Reed Bunting than a Tit, we will not depart from the old custom of including it among the lively and beautiful Tits. We have authority for but one occurrence of it in the county. We are informed by Sir Hugh Owen […]