Pluvialis squatarola – CWTIAD LLWYD – Winter visitor and passage migrant
The latest figures from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – totals from all count sites.
Species account from the 1994 Birds in Pembrokeshire
Pluvialis squatarola – CWTIAD LLWYD – Winter visitor and passage migrant. The BTO winter atlas showed that Grey Plovers were present in coastal and estuarine 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darker the colour, the higher the relative total count for each 10km square. The darkest blue represents 7-65 birds, up to […]
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Squatarola helvetica A winter visitor; not common; in Mr. Tracy’s experience, “only in severe weather are they seen on our shores, and are then very easily obtained, as they are by no means shy.” We have found the Grey Plover to have a very different disposition in other parts of the kingdom where we have shot it, but never without […]