Little Stint

Calidris minuta – PIBYDD BACH – Scarce passage migrant and rare winter visitor. Not recorded in March and June

Little Stint – 2012

Calidris minuta – PIBYDD BACH – Scarce passage migrant and rare winter visitor. Not recorded in March and June Little Stints breed on the tundra from northern Scandinavia to eastern Siberia. Those in the western sector migrate on a broad front to winter in southern Europe and Africa and it is birds from this population […]

Little Stint – 1994

Calidris minuta – PIBYDD BACH – Scarce passage migrant and rare winter visitor. Not recorded in March and June Both Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949) described the Little Stint as an occasional autumn visitor to Pembrokeshire. It remains principally an autumn visitor, being seen at coastal localities including Skokholm, Skomer, the Gann and Nevern Estuary […]

Little Stint – 1949

Calidris minuta “Occasional autumn visitor, rare” according to Mathew.  This is true to-day.  It has been recorded 1899, 1903, 1911, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1933 (Skokholm 11 Sept), and 13 Jan 1939 (Goodwick, nine birds seen by Bertram Lloyd); all autumn and winter records. R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More […]

Little Stint – 1894

Tringa minuta – An occasional autumn visitor; rare. This tiny Sandpiper is sometimes met with on the sands in company with the flocks of Dunlin. It has occurred on Goodwick Sands to Sir Hugh Owen, and Mr. Jefferys, of Tenby, informs us that a specimen was shot on the south sands there in September, 1893. In Mr. Mathias’ list. Mathew […]

Little Stint

Calidris minuta – PIBYDD BACH – Scarce passage migrant and rare winter visitor. Not recorded in March and June