Osprey

Pandion haliaetus – GWALCH Y PYSGOD – Scarce passage migrant.

Osprey – first and last dates

Earliest and latest sightings of this passage migrant, with an estimate of the number of birds involved each year since 1981. Records from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports

Osprey – 2020

Pandion haliaetus – GWALCH Y PYSGOD – Scarce passage migrant. Previous records are summarised in Osprey 2006 Records The table below summarises records (number of birds reported each month) since 2007. The annual totals and monthly pattern of records are consistent with those recorded between 1988 and 2006. The majority of records are from the […]

Osprey – 2006

Pandion haliaetus – GWALCH Y PYSGOD – Scarce passage migrant. The Osprey has a worldwide breeding distribution, being absent only from the Polar regions. It is a summer visitor in temperate zones, north European birds wintering as far south as Africa. The Osprey was formerly a rare bird in Pembrokeshire. Mathew (1894) knew of no […]

Osprey – 1994

Pandion haliaetus – GWALCH Y PYSGOD – Occasional visitor. Not recorded from November to February Not recorded by Mathew (1894) but Lockley et al. (1949) knew of two occurrences, on the Pembroke River in 1904 and again in September 1931. Ospreys have been reported on about 23 occasions since 1966, mostly between July and early October but also […]

Osprey – 1949

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

Osprey – 1894

Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew