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. Pembrokeshire County Bird Recorder 1981-2007

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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