Rustic Bunting – 1994

Emberiza rusticaBras GwledigVagrant

Single birds have been recorded at Skokholm on 8 June 1953 (P.J. Conder) and on 6-7 June 1975 (M. Brooke), and at Skomer on 31 May 1987 (J. Hayes, S.J. Sutcliffe). Breeding in Scandinavia and Russia and wintering in central and eastern Asia (Witherby et. al. 1940), some 200 have been recorded in Great Britain, the majority in east coast counties, especially Shetland.

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

WITHERBY, H.F., JOURDAIN. F.C.R.. TICEHURST, N.F., and TUCKER, B.W. 1938-1941. The handbook of British birds. London, Witherby.

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