White-winged Black Tern – records

Chlidonias leucopterus – Cors-wennol AdeinwenRare visitor.

The closest breeding areas of the White-winged Black Tern are in Eastern Europe.  Winter quarters are in southern Africa.

Earlier records are summarised in White-winged Black Tern 1994

1997 – single adult at Strumble Head on 15 October

1999 – single juvenile at Strumble Head on the 1 August

2016 – an adult at Penberry Reservoir, St. Davids 25th – 26th May

2017 – A first winter was seen passing Strumble Head on 27th Aug (DF, RS).

Source – Pembrokeshire Bird Reports

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