Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus americanus – Cog BigfelenVagrant

Yellow-billed Cuckoo – 1994 – 2nd for Pembrokeshire

Coccyzus americanus – Cog Bigfelen – Vagrant On the morning of the 30th October, 1994, a group of local birders visited the National Trust car park at Porthclais to look for a Yellow-browed Warbler reported there.  The morning was dry but overcast, and there was a strong wind blowing from a southerly direction.  During the […]

Yellow-billed Cuckoo – 1994

Coccyzus americanus – Cog Bigfelen – Vagrant One shot at Stackpole in 1832 and lodged in the  British Museum (Matthew, 1894) was the first for Britain, another being recorded in Ireland the same autumn (Witherby et. al. 1940). Donovan J.W. & Rees G.H, 1994, Birds of Pembrokeshire More about the Yellow-billed Cuckoo in Pembrokeshire

American Yellow-billed Cuckoo – 1894

Coccyzus americanus – A very rare waif from America. Only one in the county, and this is the specimen that is in the Gallery of British Birds at the South Kensington Natural History Museum, labelled “The Carolina Cuckoo,” having been presented by Lord Cawdor, on whose estate at Stackpole it was obtained in 1832 or 1833. Mr. Tracy gives the […]