Spotted Crake – 1949

Porzana porzana

Rare autumn visitor.  One Trewellwell, 10 Jan 1910 (Dr Mills). One possibly heard Dowrog, May 1923 (O.Wynn). One shot St Davids, undated (B.Lloyd). H.A.Gilbert records two Solva, 26 Oct 1928 and Dowrog 27 Oct 1928.  One, Goodwick, winter 1945 (P.J.Panting).  One caught and ringed Skomer 15 Sept 1946 by West Wales Field Society.

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

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