Avocet – records

Recurvirostra avosetta – CAMBIG – Rare visitor

Records prior to 2008 are summarised in Avocet – 2008

Records from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports

2000 – Singles Angle Bay 15 Jan (KJSD); Nevern Est 22 Dec (SB, SEB)

2002 – One, Little Milford, 12 January to 4 March.

2004 – A single, Gann 4 – 14 April (ME et al)

2010 – Singles reported from Sandy Haven/Gann 3 – 4 January, and on Pembroke River 1 April.

2011 – One was seen at Sprinkle Pill on 13 and 19 February.

2017 – The only record was of two on Skokholm on 20 April

2018 – The only record was of one at Hook on 30 December

2019 – Four at Landshipping 21 Nov, and singles at Sprinkle Pill 1 – 7 Jan and at Rhos / Hook 24 Nov – 20 Dec.

2020 – The only records were of a single at Hook 12 Jan – 17 Feb and two on the Teifi Estuary 11 June, although they were mainly seen on the Ceredigion side.

Records from WeBS counts on the Cleddau Estuary

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