Wilson’s Petrel

Oceanites oceanicusPedryn-Drycin WilsonVagrant

Wilson’s Petrel – records

Oceanites oceanicus – Pedryn-Drycin Wilson – Vagrant Earlier records are summarised in Wilson’s Petrel 1994 1997 – Strumble Head, 5th September (C.Benson, R.H.Davies, G.H.Rees). Mainland sightings are still very rare: the Pembrokeshire record is the third from that headland, but, in Britain, St Ives, Cornwall, leads the way with seven. 1998 – Strumble Head, 11th […]

Wilson’s Petrel – 1994

Oceanites oceanicus – Pedryn-Drycin Wilson – Vagrant Wilson’s Petrel is an Antarctic bird which visits the north Atlantic outside its breeding season (Cramp 1977). One seen from the Rosslare to Fishguard ferry, a few kilometres off Strumble Head, on 12 September 1980 (B.A.E. Marr, W.E. Oddie) was only the fourth record in British waters this […]