Stone Curlew – 1894

Oedicnemus scolopax

A winter visitor; very rare; only one occurrence known to us.

The Stone Curlew is a common summer visitor to the eastern counties, to Salisbury Plain, &c, but is only known in the south-west as an occasional straggler in the winter months. One was shot by Mr. Browne Edwardes near St. David’s in January, 1891, and recorded at the time in a local paper.

Mathew M.A. 1894, Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands

Photo – Stone Curlew in Lanzarote

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