Red-necked Phalarope

Phalaropus lobatusLlydandroed GyddfgochRare visitor

Red-necked Phalarope – records

Phalaropus lobatus – Llydandroed Gyddfgoch – Vagrant The Red–necked Phalarope breeds above the middle latitudes across the Holarctic, the nearest to Pembrokeshire normally in the far north of Scotland. Western Palearctic birds winter in the Arabian Sea and largely migrate overland. A juvenile shot on a farm pond at St Twynells in c.1900 was housed […]

Red-necked Phalarope – 2015 Skokholm

Phalaropus lobatus – Llydandroed Gyddfgoch – Rare visitor Vagrant – no previous island records Two summer plumaged birds found on North Pond during 9th June were the first record for Skokholm and the first spring record for Pembrokeshire (SWR, PTI, RDB et al.). They were still present the following day but were not seen on […]

Red-necked Phalarope – 1994

Phalaropus lobatus – Llydandroed Gyddfgoch – Rare visitor Singles have been recorded at St Twynell’s in c.1900, at St Govan’s Head on 19 September 1950, at the Gann on 16 September 1957 and at Haroldston West on 4 and 5 October 1983. Occasionally phalaropes have been seen flying past Strumble Head which were thought to be […]

Red-necked Phalarope – 1949

Phalaropus lobatus Recorded by a writer in the Field 18 Mar 1899. Bertram Lloyd records that he has examined a specimen in first winter plumage, shot on a farm-pond near Loveston in winter, c.1900 R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More about the Red-necked Phalarope in Pembrokeshire