Curlew Sandpiper

Calidris ferruginea – PIBYDD CAMBIG – Scarce visitor. Not recorded in January, February, July and November

Curlew Sandpiper – 2018

Calidris ferruginea – PIBYDD CAMBIG – Scarce visitor The Curlew Sandpiper breeds along most of the Arctic coast of Siberia, and winter mainly along the coasts of sub-Saharan Africa but also in India and as far south as Australia and New Zealand (HBW).  Individuals from the western Siberian population migrate via Scandinavia, stopping off at […]

Curlew Sandpiper – 1994

Calidris ferruginea – PIBYDD CAMBIG – Scarce visitor. Not recorded in January, February, July and November Mathew (1894) stated that the Curlew Sandpiper was an autumn visitor but Lockley et al. (1949) knew of only two occurrences, single birds at Pembroke Dock on 9 December 1919 and at Trefeiddan on 20 and 21 September 1930. It is […]

Curlew Sandpiper – 1949

Calidris testacea “Autumn visitor” according to Mathew.  Recent records: one shot, N Pembs, Sept 1894 (B.Birds XVIII 235); one shot, 5 Oct 1903 (J.Wynne); one Pembroke 9 Dec 1919 (Mills); one seen Trefeiddan 20-21 Sept 1930 (D.L.Lack) R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More about the Curlew Sandpiper in Pembrokeshire