Ortolan Bunting

Emberiza hortulanaBras y GerddiScarce visitor

Ortolan Bunting – records

Emberiza hortulana – Bras y Gerddi – Scarce visitor Earlier records are summarised in Ortolan Bunting 1994 1992 – Singles were at Skomer On 11 and 12 Sept, Skokholm 16th, 17th, 23rd. 25th and 28th — 30th Sept. (probably 2 birds involved) and Strumble Head 12 and 16 Oct. 1994 – 3 Skokholm 2 Sept […]

Ortolan Bunting – 2016 Skokholm

Emberiza hortulana – Bras y Gerddi – Scarce visitor Scarce – 51 previous records of 68 birds over 77 dates, with a maximum of four but only 7 in spring Earliest 29th April (1987) Latest 15th November (2010) A vocal bird on and around Home Meadow on the 17th was the first August record since […]

Ortolan Bunting – 1994

Emberiza hortulana – Bras y Gerddi – Scarce visitor The first recorded Ortolan Bunting in Pembrokeshire was at Skokholm on 2 June 1931, according to Lockley et al. (1949) who also noted occurrences of single birds at Skokholm on 11 September 1936,19 May 1938 and 26 August 1947, with one at Skomer on 7 September 1946 and […]