Jack Snipe

Lymnocryptes minimus – GIACH FACH – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from May to July

Jack Snipe – 1994

Lymnocryptes minimus – GIACH FACH – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from May to July The Jack Snipe was regarded by Mathew (1894) as a “fairly numerous winter visitor”, with occasional flocks of a dozen or more being encountered. Lockley et al. (1949) also considered it “fairly numerous” and added that cold spells brought “great […]

Jack Snipe – 1980s winter

Lymnocryptes minimus – GIACH FACH – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from May to July The BTO winter atlas showed that Jack Snipes were present in a third of Pembrokeshire 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 […]

Jack Snipe – 1949

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

Jack Snipe – 1894

Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew