Red-backed Shrike – 1949

Lanius collurio collurio

Irregular visitor.  Mathew records nests at Black Rock (annually) and at Tenby (21 June 1887). 

Has bred Pembroke 1924, Angle 1908.  Also at Pembroke Dock (G.Haines), Orielton (C.W.Macworth-Praed) and in the north of the county (T.Ground B.Birds XVIII 232).  Recorded occasionally Skokholm.

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

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