Tringa nebularia – PIBYDD COESWERDD – Winter visitor and passage migrant
The latest figures from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – totals from all count sites.
Tringa nebularia – PIBYDD COESWERDD – Winter visitor and passage migrant The Greenshank was classified by Mathew (1894) as an occasional autumn visitor and by Lockley et al. (1949) as a regular autumn and winter visitor. Migrant Greenshanks pass through Pembrokeshire regularly from July to October when up to five are seen at coastal localities, including the Teifi, […]
Tringa nebularia – PIBYDD COESWERDD – Winter visitor and passage migrant The BTO winter atlas showed that Greenshanks were present in six estuarine 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darkest colour represents over 6 birds seen a day. It is likely that the birds concerned were Scottish breeders. More about the […]
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Totanus canescens – An autumn visitor. This fine Sandpiper is not very uncommon. Mr. Tracy says: “It is occasionally taken in the autumn.” We have seen a fine specimen at the house of Mr. John Worthington, Glyn-y-mel, Fishguard, that was shot by Sir Hugh Owen, at Goodwick. Our friend, the Rev. Marcus S. C. Rickards, vicar of Twigworth, Gloucester, obtained […]