American Bittern – 1994

Botaurus lentiginosus – Aderyn Bwn America – Vagrant

Mathew (1894) records one shot near St David’s in October 1872. Lockley et al. (1949) report a male shot by Dr Mills on 11 December 1905 as having been obtained at Dale, but Lloyd examined the specimen and noted in his diary that it was labelled from Trewellwell. One was seen on Abermawr beach, Ramsey, on 19 October 1946 (Davies and Lockley 1947).

Donovan J.W. & Rees G.H, 1994, Birds of Pembrokeshire

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