Scientific: Upupa epops

Cymraeg: Copog

Rare passage migrant, mostly in spring.

1983
1, Pendine, 30 September.

1984
1, Bancyffordd, Llandysul, 23 April; 1, Pont Henri and later Pontyates, 17 November.

1985
Singles, Llangadog, 27 May; Whitland, May, Pontynyswen, 13 July.

1986
1, Pembrey, 20 May.

1987
Singles, Llansteffan, 19 April; Laugharne, 7/8 May.

1990
One, Penrhyn, Pwll, 14-16 March.

1991
Singles, Meinciau 26 March an early bird; near Newchurch 15 April.

1993
A single bird was present at Penclacwydd from 10th – 11th October and was seen by a number of visitors as it fed on fields and nearby saltmarshes. Last recorded in 1991.

1994
There were 2 records of single birds; at Trapp on 21st April and Pontfaen on the 10th May.

1995
There were 2 records of single birds; at Broad Oak on 4th May and at Pembrey on 14th – 15th November.

1998
A bird seen at Maesycrugiau on 22nd February – 1st March, disappeared over the county boundary into Ceredigion for a short while before returning to the county at Pencader on 12th – 13th March.

2000
at Garnffrwd Farm, Mynydd Cerrig in spring.

2002
1 claimed on 3rd and 4th May, at St. Clears.

2005
Cynghordy Hall April 5th .

2006
Singles as follows: Llangadog April 16th, St.Clears April 27th and Llangunnor September 23rd for maybe three days.

2007
Cilycwm May 2nd & 3rd.