Sanderling

Calidris alba – PIBYDD Y TYWOD – Passage migrant and winter visitor.

Sanderling – 2006

Calidris alba – PIBYDD Y TYWOD – Passage migrant and winter visitor. The Sanderling has a circumpolar Arctic tundra breeding distribution, subsequently migrating to shorelines throughout the rest of the world, short of Antarctica. Those seen in North West Europe are from Greenland and Siberia. The Sanderling was classified by early authorities as an autumn […]

Sanderling – 1994

Calidris alba – PIBYDD Y TYWOD – Passage migrant. Recorded in all months Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al.(1949) agreed that the Sanderling was principally an autumn passage migrant but that a few were seen on spring passage. More recent observation has revealed that it is now annual in its occurrence, being seen on the outer coastline, […]

Sanderling – 1980s winter

Calidris alba – PIBYDD Y TYWOD – Passage migrant. Recorded in all months The BTO winter atlas showed that Sanderlings were present in one estuarine and a few coastal  10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The blue colour in each 10km square represents up to 19 birds. The distribution coincides largely with […]

Sanderling – 1949

Crocethia alba Autumn and occasional spring passage migrant, especially in Milford Haven. Recorded Skokholm twice.  One in full breeding plumage, Newport, 7 June, 1926 (Bertram Lloyd) R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More about the Sanderling in Pembrokeshire

Sanderling – 1894

Calidris arenaria An autumn visitor; scarce; also sometimes seen on its passage north in the spring. The Sanderling is occasionally to be seen on the sands in September in small flocks, and one or two are sometimes to be found in company with the Dunlin and Ring-Plovers. Sir Hugh Owen has shot it on the sands at Goodwick. It has […]

Sanderling

Calidris alba – PIBYDD Y TYWOD – Passage migrant and winter visitor.