Semi-palmated Sandpiper

Calidris pusillaPibydd LlwydVagrant

Semi-palmated Sandpiper – records

Calidris pusilla – Pibydd Llwyd – Vagrant There have now been four records of this attractive American peep in Pembrokeshire. The first was on Skokholm in 1964 and was also the first Welsh record. This and the most recent record were of adults whereas the 2007 individual was a juvenile. 1964: Skokholm (moulting adult) 20 to 21 July (A  […]

Semi-palmated Sandpiper – 1994

Calidris pusilla – Pibydd Llwyd – Vagrant One was at Skokholm on 20 and 21 July 1964 (A.W.Diamond, W.J.Plumb).  It was caught in a clap-net on 21 July, and as well as being ringed and photographed a comprehensive description was recorded, as befits a first record for Wales. Donovan J.W. & Rees G.H, 1994, Birds […]