Grey Phalarope

Phalaropus fulicarius – LLYDANDROED LLWYD – Passage migrant. Not recorded from April to July

Grey Phalarope – records

Phalaropus fulicarius – LLYDANDROED LLWYD – Passage migrant. Not recorded from April to July Earlier records are summarised in Grey Phalarope 2006 2007 – All records were of singles: at the Nevern Est. on 30 Oct. and passing off Strumble Head on the 8 & 25 Sept., 29th Oct. and the 10 Nov. 2008 – a […]

Grey Phalarope – 2006

Phalaropus fulicarius – LLYDANDROED LLWYD – Passage migrant. Not recorded from April to July The Grey Phalarope has a circumpolar Arctic breeding distribution, the closest to the UK being in Iceland. Wholly pelagic outside the breeding season, they are sometimes displaced inshore by turbulent weather. In the Atlantic they winter as far south as western and […]

Grey Phalarope – 1994

Phalaropus fulicarius – LLYDANDROED LLWYD – Passage migrant. Not recorded from April to July “For many years hardly an autumn has passed without this pretty species being detected on our coasts” wrote Mathew (1894), who also noted that Grey Phalaropes were numerous at Tenby in the autumn of 1893 and that gales sometimes blew them inland. […]

Grey Phalarope – 1949

Phalaropus fulicarius Almost a regular visitor according to Mathew who mentions also that is has often occurred on Caldey and Tenby.  There seem to have been many in 1891. One shot Loveston, winter, 1900 (Bertram Lloyd).  A female, Narberth, 11 Nov 1904 (Mills collection).  Recorded by a writer in the Field 6 Dec 1908.  One picked up […]

Grey Phalarope – 1894

Phalaropus fulicarius An autumn visitor. Our memory goes back to the time when the Grey Phalarope was regarded as a very rare bird, each occurrence being carefully chronicled. But for many years hardly an autumn has passed without this pretty species being detected on our coasts, and after severe gales great numbers are periodically intercepted on their migration southwards from […]

Grey Phalarope

Phalaropus fulicarius – LLYDANDROED LLWYD – Passage migrant. Not recorded from April to July