Red-footed Falcon

Falco vespertinusCudyll TroedgochVagrant

Red-footed Falcon – records

Falco vespertinus – Cudyll Troedgoch – Vagrant 2006 – A male seen and photographed at Bicton on 17 June (AK). 2017 – A male was discovered at Strumble Head by visiting birders on 11th May and remained here until the 13th. Accepted by WRP. Photo above by Mike Young-Powell. More about the Red-footed Falcon in […]

Red-footed Falcon – 1994

Falco vespertinus – Cudyll Troedgoch – Vagrant Mathew (1894) recorded two seen near Cuffern on 5 May 1887 and an undated “example obtained” at Tregwnt. Lockley et al. (1949) did not admit these though no reason was given. Singles have been seen near Solva from 6 to 16 October 1972, at Skokholm on 27 May 1975 and (presumably […]

Red-footed Falcon – 1894

Tinnunculus vespertinus – A very rare accidental straggler from the south. Writing to us from Cuffern, on May 5th, 1887, our friend, the late Mr. John Stokes, informed us: “Two days ago I saw at Ferny Glen two small Hawks, one nearly black, and the other a brownish black; very pointed wings, like a common Swift, and about eight to ten […]