Ruff – 1949

Philomachus pugnax

Mathew knew of only one, obtained “many years ago” near Pembroke. 

One shot St Davids 8 Aug 1912 (Bertram Lloyd). Three seen Trefeiddan, 20-21 Sept 1930 (D.L.Lack) A male at Dale 19 oct 1947 (T.A.Warren-Davies). Recorded on several occasions Skokholm, 1936-1939 and 1947-48.

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

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