Hoopoe – 1949

Upupa epops epops

Described and illustrated in Fenton’s Tour 1811; two about 1889 Dinas Island.

Two 1901 Pembroke (J.Wynne); one 1928 Skokholm; one 1929 St David’s (National Museum of Wales).  Now an almost regular visitor to Skokholm and Tenby area in spring (March – early May).

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

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