Redshank

Tringa totanus – PIBYDD COESGOCH – Winter visitor and passage migrant, has bred in the past

Redshank – 2020-21 WeBS

The latest totals from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – and the average counts for the past ten seasons.

Redshank – 2016 WeBS

Tringa totanus – PIBYDD COESGOCH – Winter visitor and passage migrant, has bred in the past The vast majority of redshank wintering in Pembrokeshire are found on the Cleddau Estuary. Peak counts of redshank declined from the highs of over 1000 birds in the 1980s, when the estuary was considered to be of National Importance […]

Redshank – 1994

Tringa totanus – PIBYDD COESGOCH – Winter visitor and passage migrant, has bred in the past Mathew (1894) knew of no definite breeding records for redshank. It was suspected that redshanks bred near St David’s in 1932 and 1948 (Lockley et al 1949) while two pairs definitely bred at Trefeiddan, also near St David’s, in 1955.  There have […]

Redshank – 1980s winter

Tringa totanus – PIBYDD COESGOCH – Winter visitor and passage migrant, has bred in the past The BTO winter atlas showed that redshanks were present in several coastal and estuarine 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darker the colour, the higher the relative total count for each 10km square.  The darkest blue represents […]

Redshank – 1894

Totanus calidris – An autumn visitor. In Mr. Tracy’s time, the well-known and vociferous Redshank was a common bird in the creeks abutting on Milford Haven, and in all the marshes around Pembroke, but it appears of late years to have become scarce, even on its most favourite grounds. Sir Hugh Owen has told us that it had become […]