Red-breasted Flycatcher

Ficedula parvaGwybedog BrongochRare visitor

Red-breasted Flycatcher – records

Ficedula parva – Gwybedog Brongoch – Rare visitor Earlier records summarised in Red-breasted Flycatcher 1994 1993 – Singles Skokholm 31 Aug (DH) and 2 Sept (MB et al). Porthselau 24 Sept (JB. JRH), Strumble Hd 2 Oct (GHR) and Skomer 19-20 Oct (JP, SJS, DV), Skokholm 3 Nov (in Welsh Bird Report only) 1994 – […]

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 2015 Skokholm

Ficedula parva – Gwybedog Brongoch – Rare visitor A first-winter bird found in the Courtyard on 6th October was later trapped in the Wheelhouse Heligoland, but not seen the following day (BB et al.). It spent much of the 6th fly-catching from the Elders and occasionally plucking Cross Spiders Araneus diadematus from their webs. Remarkably the bird […]

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 1994

Ficedula parva – Gwybedog Brongoch – Rare visitor Thirty-two single birds have been recorded in autumn since the first was noted at Skokholm on 26 September 1949, with 70% of the records falling between 20 September and 20 October, and with extreme dates of 20 August and 31 October. There are just five mainland records, […]