Cirl Bunting

Emberiza cirlusBras FfraincFormer resident, now a rare visitor

Cirl Bunting – 1994

Emberiza cirlus – Bras Ffrainc – Former resident, now a rare visitor Mathew (1894) classed the Cirl Bunting as a rare occasional visitor noting there were specimens in the Stackpole Court collection with others recorded near Tenby, Solva and Dinas. Lockley et al. (1949) quoted breeding at Solva in 1895, which was recorded by H.W. Evans, whose […]

Cirl Bunting – 1949

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

Cirl Bunting – 1894

Emberiza cirlus – A rare occasional visitor. No record of its having nested in the county. There are specimens in the Stackpole Court collection. Is stated to have been seen near Tenby, and is included in Mr. Mathias’ list. One shot, according to Rev. C. M. Phelps, near Solva. Mr. Howard Saunders, who spent the summer of 1893 at […]