Lapland Bunting

Calcarius lapponicusBras y GogleddPassage migrant. Not recorded in March, April and December

Photo – Lapland Bunting on Skokholm, 15 October 2014 © Richard Brown

Lapland Bunting – records

Calcarius lapponicus– BRAS Y GOGLEDD – Passage migrant. Photo – one of two Lapland Buntings which dropped in on North Plain, Skokholm on 27 March 2017. This was the first spring record since 1995, the first March record ever and only the fifth spring sighting for the Island. Richard Brown, Skokholm Blog. Earlier records are summarised in […]

Lapland Bunting – 1994

Calcarius lapponicus– Bras y Gogledd – Passage migrant. Not recorded in March, April and December The first birds recorded in Wales were two at Skokholm from 5 to 12 September 1936, followed by another one on 10 May 1948 (Lockley et al. 1949). Subsequently small numbers of Lapland Buntings have been recorded passing through Pembrokeshire […]

Lapland Bunting – 1949

Calcarius lapponicus lapponicus Two Skokholm 5/12 Sept 1936 are the first Welsh records.  Both immature.  One was secured and identification confirmed by H.F.Witherby.  Adult male seen Skokholm, 10 May 1948 (P.Conder and J.Keighley) R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More about the Lapland Bunting in Pembrokeshire

Lapland Bunting

Calcarius lapponicus– Bras y Gogledd – Passage migrant. Not recorded in March, April and December Photo – Lapland Bunting on Skokholm, 15 October 2014 © Richard Brown