Lanius collurio – CIGYDD CEFNGOCH –Scarce passage migrant; formerly bred
Records of red-backed shrikes since 1993, extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports
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 […]
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
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 […]