Night Heron

Nycticorax nycticoraxCrëyr y NosRare visitor. Recorded from March to May and from October to December

Night Heron – records

Nycticorax nycticorax – Crëyr y Nos – Rare visitor. Recorded from March to May and from October to December Earlier records are summarised in Night Heron 1994 2005 – one at Freshwater West in 16th April. 2006 – single adults at Dreen Hill at the end of March, Upper Swanswell, Broadhaven (North) 20th March and […]

Night Heron – 1994

Nycticorax nycticorax – Crëyr y Nos – Rare visitor. Recorded from March to May and from October to December Mathew (1894) records single birds on four occasions, in 1857 and 1868 at Pembroke Mill Ponds and another undated at Lamphey, while one was shot from a group of three roosting near St Davids Cathedral. Lockley et […]

Night Heron – 1949

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

Night Heron – 1894

Nycticorax griseus – An occasional visitor. Mr. Dix writes that an immature specimen, in the Stackpole Court collection, was shot near Pembroke mill-pond by Mr. Tracy, about the year 1857. Within twenty yards of the same spot Mr. Tracy shot another, which he forwarded to Mr. Dix. This was on December 7th, 1868. It proved to be a male, and […]