Hoopoe

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

Hoopoe – records

All the Hoopoe records from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports since 1990. And a summary of birdtrack records to show when you are most likely to see one.

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

Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.

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 […]