Common Sandpiper

Actitis hypoleucos – PIBYDD Y DORLAN – Passage migrant and winter visitor, formerly bred

Common Sandpiper – 1994

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 […]

Common Sandpiper – 1980s winter

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 […]