Snipe

Gallinago gallinago – GIACH GYFFREDIN – Winter visitor and scarce breeder

Snipe – 2020-21 WeBS

The latest totals from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – and the average counts for the past ten seasons.

Snipe – 2003-07 breeding

Gallinago gallinago – GIACH GYFFREDIN – Winter visitor and scarce breeder Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed Breeding probable 3 Breeding possible 6 5 No of tetrads occupied 9 (of 478) (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 1.9 % 1% Within Pembrokeshire, Snipe were considered to be fairly widespread as a breeding species until […]

Snipe – 1994

Gallinago gallinago – GIACH GYFFREDIN – Winter visitor and scarce breeder 1984-88 Breeding confirmed Breeding probable 3 Breeding possible 6 No of tetrads occupied 9 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 1.9 % The Snipe was a widespread breeding species in Pembrokeshire throughout the times of Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949) but Saunders (1976) remarked that […]

Snipe – 1980s winter

Gallinago gallinago – GIACH GYFFREDIN – Winter visitor and scarce breeder The BTO winter atlas showed that Snipes were present in most 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darker the colour, the higher the relative total count for each 10km square.  The darkest blue represents over 37 birds, up to 200 were […]

Snipe – 1968-72 breeding

Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Snipe in Pembrokeshire

Common Snipe – 1949

Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.

Common Snipe – 1894

Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew