Tringa flavipes – Melyngoes Bach – Rare visitor
Previous records summarised in Lesser Yellowlegs 1994
2001 – Fishguard, adult/first-winter, 13th December (M.Betts); same, Pembroke, 15th (T.Purcell, G.Thompson).
2001/2002 – Pembroke, since 15th December (Brit. Birds 95: 495), to 17th March.
2002 – Teifi Estuary, 22nd-25th May (H.Roderick, G.Walker et al.) (1st winter?).
2003 – Dale, juvenile, 19th October to 16th November (J.Best, S.Devonald, T.J.Price).
2003 – Newgale, juvenile, 5th-6th December (P.Jenks et al.).
2004 – Dale, juvenile/first-winter, 15th February (A. M. & M. A. Taylor), probably same as 2003 at Newgale.
2004 – Dale 11th April (D. J. Astins); presumed same as above.
2013 – A juvenile was at The Gann on 4th Sept (M. Powell).
2014 – A juvenile was on Skomer on 11th and 12th Sept (LPL et al.) and then a juvenile was at Marloes Mere on 15th Sept (BS), these sightings most likely refer to the same individual.
2019 – A 1CY individual at Pembroke Castle Pond 7 – 24 Sept (S & A Lamb et al).
Source – Pembrokeshire Bird Reports