Hobby

Falco subbuteo – HEBOG YR EHEDYDD – Passage migrant

Hobby – records

All the Hobby records from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports since 1993 tablulated as a monthly summary.

Hobby – 2003-07 breeding

Falco subbuteo – HEBOG YR EHEDYDD – Passage migrant Several summer sightings during the atlas period (typically in May/June) thought to involve non-breeding migrants which may have summered. Those of note included one in the Roch area 18th June 2005; a late June record at Rudbaxton in 2006; and one close to suitable breeding habitat […]

Hobby – 1994

Falco subbuteo – HEBOG YR EHEDYDD – Passage migrant Single Hobbies have been recorded about 40 times in only eleven years between 1871 and 1969, but since then up to ten have been seen annually. Records refer to the periods 21 April to 23 June (with a very early migrant being seen at Castell Henllys […]

Hobby – 1949

Falco subbuteo subbuteo Mathew records it at Goodwick, 1871; Dale 3 Oct 1888; Letterston c 1888.  One Ramsey 30 May 1939; one Monk Haven, 18 Sept 1939 (Tommy Warren Davis) R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More about the Hobby in Pembrokeshire

Hobby – 1894

Falco subbuteo A summer visitor; rare; also seen in autumn when on passage. There are but few records of the Hobby, but it has probably sometimes occurred undetected. Sir Hugh Owen saw one at Goodwick in 1871, and writes to us: “Can’t mistake a Hobby with his black-brown back, cream-coloured breast, and great length of wing, like a gigantic Swift.” One […]

Hobby

Falco subbuteo – HEBOG YR EHEDYDD – Passage migrant