Rose-coloured Starling

Sturnus roseusDrudwen WridogRare visitor

Rose-coloured Starling – records

Sturnus roseus – Drudwen Wridog – Rare visitor Earlier records are summarised in Rose-coloured Starling 1994 1995 – Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire, juvenile, 18th-19th September (C.Benson, G.Jones, G.H.Rees). 1996 -Pembroke Dock, adult, 13th-14th January. (M. & Mrs C.Rowe). 1999 – St Davids, adult, 16th-22nd May 1999. (J.W.Donovan, S.White et al.); Strumble Head, juvenile, 29th-30th August. (S.E.Berry […]

Rose-coloured Starling – 1994

Sturnus roseus – Drudwen Wridog – Rare visitor Mathew (1894) noted Rose-coloured Starlings at St Lawrence and Castle Martin but gave no details. Lockley et al. (1949) recorded birds at Gateholm on 19 June 1937 and at Marloes on 16 October 1946. Single birds were then recorded at Waterston on 2 January 1974, at Treginnis on 29 […]

Rose-coloured Starling – 1949

Pastor roseus One seen near Gateholm, 19 June 1939 (B.Birds XXXI, 149).  One on 16 Oct 1946 at Marloes (RML).  Mathew gives two rather vague records from St Florence and Castlemartin. R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More about the Rosy Starling in Pembrokeshire

Rosy Starling – 1894

ROSE-COLOURED PASTOR, Pastor roseus A rare occasional visitor in the spring and autumn. In the Tenby Guide the Rev. C. M. Phelps states that the Rose Pastor has been seen in Pembrokeshire without specifying either locality or date, but we believe it was in the neighhourhood of St. Florence. The Rev. Clennell Wilkinson has informed us that he is […]