Actitis hypoleucos – PIBYDD Y DORLAN – Passage migrant and winter visitor, formerly bred
The latest figures from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – totals from all count sites.
Actitis hypoleucos – PIBYDD Y DORLAN – Passage migrant and winter visitor, formerly bred Mathew (1894) stated that Common Sandpipers bred near Maenclochog. Lockley et al. (1949) chose not to admit this record and there have been no breeding records in Pembrokeshire since. Autumn passage commences as early as 19 June and continues to mid-October, with a late […]
Actitis hypoleucos – PIBYDD Y DORLAN – Passage migrant and winter visitor, formerly bred The BTO winter atlas showed that Common Sandpipers were present in six estuarine 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darkest colour represents 2 birds seen a day, the lighter blue represents one bird in a day. The UK […]
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Tringoides hypoleucus – A summer visitor. This pretty species, which sometimes goes by the name of the “Summer Snipe,” arrives about the middle of April from the south, by which date we always noticed a pair or two by the western Cleddy beneath Stone Hall. They remained for a week or ten days, and then quitted us for their […]