Bee-eater – 1949

Merops apiaster

Mathew records one killed near Johnston C.1854; and another picked up “on some high ground near the sea coast” without date. 

Three seen perched on telephone wires near Milford Haven, 13 May 1896 (Field, 23 May 1896).  The only records for south Wales.

R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society

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