Sand Martin

Riparia riparia – GWENNOL Y GLENNYDD – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in January and December

Sand Martin – first and last dates

Riparia riparia – GWENNOL Y GLENNYDD – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Year First Last 1993 10 March 10 October 1994 12 March 12 October 1995 10 March 29 September 1996 12 March 2 October 1997 6 March 25 October 1998 7 March 24 October 1999 14 March 6 October 2000 8 March 18 […]

Sand Martin – 2003-07 breeding

Riparia riparia – GWENNOL Y GLENNYDD – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in January and December Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 9 11 Breeding probable 1 3 Breeding possible excluded from total excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 10 (of 478) 14 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 2.1% […]

Sand Martin – 1994

Riparia riparia – GWENNOL Y GLENNYDD – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in January and December 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 9 Breeding probable 1 Breeding possible excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 10 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 2.1% A common summer visitor to Mathew (1894) “nesting in banks, the sides of […]

Sand Martin – 1949

Riparia riparia riparia Summer resident and passage migrant.  Colonies, usually small, in river banks and gravel pits. R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More about the Sand Martin in Pembrokeshire

Sand Martin – 1894

Cotile riparia A common summer visitor. The Sand Martins were generally first seen some day in the last week of March, flying about Welshhook Bridge, below our house. They were always abundant, perhaps more so even than the Swallows, nesting in banks and in the sides of gravel pits and old quarries. Owing to the want of suitable nesting […]

Sand Martin

Riparia riparia – GWENNOL Y GLENNYDD – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in January and December