Hoopoe

Upupa epops – COPOG – Annual visitor. Not recorded in November

Hoopoe – records

Upupa epops – COPOG – Annual visitor. Not recorded in November Earlier records are summarised in Hoopoe 1994 1990 Singles Druidston 27 & 28 Mar, Llanycefn 31 Mar, nr St. Nicholas 30 Apl, Dale Fort 20 June and Dale Airfield 30 Sept. 1991 Singles at St Nicholas on 16 April (GK), Porthclais on 3 May […]

Hoopoe – 1994

Upupa epops – COPOG – Annual visitor. Not recorded in November Mathew (1894) remarked that if the Hoopoe was not seen every year then only a short interval passed between occurences, and Lockley et al. (1949) were of the same opinion. That remained the situation until increased observer cover bridged the ‘intervals’ to show that the birds […]

Hoopoe – 1949

Upupa epops epops Described and illustrated in Fenton’s Tour 1811; two about 1889 Dinas Island. Two 1901 Pembroke (J.Wynne); one 1928 Skokholm; one 1929 St David’s (National Museum of Wales).  Now an almost regular visitor to Skokholm and Tenby area in spring (March – early May). R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society […]

Hoopoe – 1894

Upupa epops An occasional visitor, both in the spring and autumn. Not very rare. There are many Pembrokeshire Hoopoes on record, and if the bird is not noted every year, only a short interval passes before one is seen. Mr. Tracy knew of seven examples. The one in Mr. Mathias’ collection was shot in March, 1850, at St. David’s. One […]

Hoopoe

Upupa epops – COPOG – Annual visitor. Not recorded in November