Spotted Crake

Porzana porzanaRhegen FraithOccasional visitor. Not recorded in November and December and from February to April

Spotted Crake – 1994

Porzana porzana – Rhegen Fraith – Occasional visitor. Not recorded in November and December and from February to April Mathew (1894) considered it an “occasional visitor”, listing Goodwick, Tenby and Stackpole as localities where it had occurred, but the only date he quoted was October 1888. Lockley et al. (1949) classified it as a “rare autumn visitor” […]

Spotted Crake – 1894

Porzana porzana – An occasional visitor in the autumn; rare. To our surprise we never ourselves encountered this bird at large in Pembrokeshire, and every season we were shooting over ground exactly similar to that in which we had been accustomed to meet with the bird in other parts of the kingdom. It is evidently a rarity in the […]

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