Red-backed Shrike

Lanius collurio – CIGYDD CEFNGOCH –Scarce passage migrant; formerly bred

Red-backed Shrike – records

Lanius collurio – CIGYDD CEFNGOCH –Scarce passage migrant; formerly bred Earlier records are summarised in Red-backed Shrike 1994 1993 – One Skomer 18 Oct 1994 – Singles at Skomer 24, 27 and 31 May 1995 – One Skomer 23 May 1996 – Singles Skokholm 6 June and Skomer 17 Aug 1997 – Singles St Govan’s […]

Red-backed Shrike – 1994

Lanius collurio – CIGYDD CEFNGOCH –Scarce passage migrant; formerly bred Red-backed Shrikes were recorded nesting by Mathew (1894), annually at Black Rock and at Tenby in 1887. Lockley et al. (1949) added further breeding records at Angle, Orielton, Pembroke, Pembroke Dock and in the north of the county, the last about 1924. There have been no breeding […]

Red-backed Shrike – 1949

Lanius collurio collurio Irregular visitor.  Mathew records nests at Black Rock (annually) and at Tenby (21 June 1887).  Has bred Pembroke 1924, Angle 1908.  Also at Pembroke Dock (G.Haines), Orielton (C.W.Macworth-Praed) and in the north of the county (T.Ground B.Birds XVIII 232).  Recorded occasionally Skokholm. R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More […]

Red-backed Shrike – 1894

Lanius collurio – A summer visitor, very rarely seen in the north of the county. Mr. Dix states that he had only once seen it in his district. When we used to drive into Haverfordwest from Stone Hall we frequently saw a pair of these birds on the telegraph wires by the roadside, as we drew near to the town. But […]

Red-backed Shrike

Lanius collurio – CIGYDD CEFNGOCH –Scarce passage migrant; formerly bred