Whimbrel – 1980s winter

Numenius phaeopus – COEGYLFINIR – Passage migrant

One Whimbrel was recorded in Pembrokeshire for the BTO winter atlas during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84.

Very few Whimbrels are known to winter in Europe.

Graham Rees (County bird recorder 1981 to 2007)

Data collected by volunteers for the BTO. Lack, P. 1986 Atlas of wintering birds in Britain and Ireland. T & A.D. Poyser.

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