Crex crex – Formerly bred, now a scarce passage migrant
Crex crex – Formerly bred, now a scarce passage migrant Earlier records summarised in Corncrake – 1994 1992 – heard calling from three localities around St Davids for about a week from 25 May (JB). One Ramsey, 1 Nov (TRBS) 1993 – records of calling birds, Lower Moor (St Davids) for several nights 28 April onwards […]
Formerly bred, now a scarce passage migrant. Not recorded in November, January or February Breeding Formerly a common and widespread breeding summer visitor to Pembrokeshire, as noted by George Owen in 1603 and Murray Mathew in 1894, the Corncrake has subsequently decreased and then disappeared as a nesting species. The decline in the breeding population […]
Formerly bred, now a scarce passage migrant. Not recorded in November, January or February According to Mathew (1894) the Comcrake was a numerous and widespread breeding summer visitor between mid-April and late October. In 1927 Lloyd still found them in widespread localities and noted that they were commoner in Pembrokeshire than they were in south […]
Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Corncrake in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew