Phoenicurus ochruros – TINGOCH DU – Winter visitor and passage migrant
Phoenicurus ochruros – TINGOCH DU – Winter visitor and passage migrant The Black Redstart is found over most of Europe and parts of Asia in sparsely vegetated rocky areas, often at high altitudes. It is resident in parts of its range and migratory in others (HBW). In Wales, it is mainly a passage migrant and […]
Phoenicurus ochruros – TINGOCH DU – Winter visitor and passage migrant Mathew (1894) listed several occurrences of Black Redstart and noted them annually in autumn at Tenby. Lockley et al. (1949) regarded the bird as a regular winter visitor and noted a March passage with as many as 50 at Skokholm in 1948. A few still winter […]
Phoenicurus ochruros – TINGOCH DU – Winter visitor and passage migrant he BTO winter atlas shows the 10km squares where Black Redstarts were recorded during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darker the colour, the higher the relative total count for each 10km square. The darkest blue represents over 3 birds seen in a day. […]
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Ruticilla titys A winter visitor, not common. From its extent of coast Pembrokeshire appears to be peculiarly suited to this species, and it has occurred both on the northern and the southern shores of the county. In the north it has been seen several times and shot by Sir Hugh Owen at Goodwick: “Single specimens on the moors in […]