Little Egret

 Egretta garzetta – CREYR BACHWinter visitor and passage migrant which has bred.

Little Egret – 2012

 Egretta garzetta – CREYR BACH – Winter visitor and passage migrant which has bred. Migration Notable visible movements recorded were of one flying to the south, towards Devon, at Penally on the 1st May 1997, three flying eastwards towards the mainland at Skomer on the 4th September 2003, four flying north west towards Ireland at […]

Little Egret – 2011 expansion

 Egretta garzetta – CREYR BACH – Winter visitor and passage migrant which has bred. Little Egrets have a widespread breeding range encompassing southern and central Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. They began extending their wintering range in western France from 1974/75, reaching the northern coast during the course of 25 years, where nesting followed from […]

Little Egret – 2003-07

 Egretta garzetta – CREYR BACH – Occasional visitor Little Egrets were considered to be rare vagrants to Britain and Ireland until 1989 when the first of many influxes of birds into southern England occurred.  Since then, there has been a dramatic increase in numbers of Little Egrets in southern Britain, thought to be linked to […]

Little Egret – 1994

 Egretta garzetta – CREYR BACH – Occasional visitor The first Little Egret was seen at Goodwick in November 1909, the next at Dale on 25 May 1938 and on 8-12 May 1949 ( Lockley et al. 1949). Thereafter it remained occasional but has occurred more frequently in recent years (see Table). Decade No of years in which seen […]

Little Egret – 1949

Egretta garzetta garzetta One Nov 1909, Goodwick (in litt, Dr Mills, Haverfordwest).  One Dale 25 May 1938, may have been an escape. R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More about the Little Egret in Pembrokeshire

Little Egret

 Egretta garzetta – CREYR BACH – Winter visitor and passage migrant which has bred.