Grus grus – Garan (Cyffredin) – Rare visitor
Grus grus – Garan (Cyffredin) – Rare visitor 1994 – Trehill Farm/Marloes Mere 20-22 October (GHR, JWD et al) 1999 – two at Crug-las Farm, near St Davids 15-31 Dec (JWD et al) 2001 – one, Jordanston, near Mathry, 4-6 Jan (JWD et al) 2010 – An immature bird was first located around Castlemartin Corse […]
Grus grus – Garan (Cyffredin) – Rare visitor Cranes migrate along the western European seaboard, a few wandering off course to Britain, mostly to the east coast of England, rarely as far west as Pembrokeshire. Mathew (1894) provides just one record, an adult captured near Solva on 28 April 1893 and regarded by H.W. Evans […]
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Grus communis Mr. H. W. Evans, of Harbour House, Solva, possesses a very fine example, an adult in full plumage, of this rare occasional visitor to the British Islands, where, in ancient days, it was a regular summer migrant to the eastern counties. This specimen was captured April 28, 1893, on Vachelich Farm, between Solva and St. David’s, and […]