Otus scops – Tylluan Sgops – Vagrant
Otus scops – Tylluan Sgops – Vagrant One Scops Owl was caught near Pembroke in the spring of 1868 (Mathew 1894). Another, at Skokholm on 25 April 1955 (P.E. Davis), was found roosting in a hole near the cliff top and was captured for ringing by throwing a net over the entrance. Donovan J.W. & […]
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Scops giu Accidental visitor; very rare. Only one instance of its occurrence. A beautiful specimen was caught by a labouring man near Pembroke in the spring of 1868. He was trimming a hedge at the time when it fluttered out from the bottom. Mr. Dix saw it in Mr. Tracy’s shop. Mathew M.A. 1894, Birds of Pembrokeshire and its […]