Scientific: Coturnix coturnix
1, on passage, end of May.
1 calling, Pwll, 4-6 June.
1 flushed from barley field, Pendine, 4 September.
2 in barley field, Pendine, 23 July.
1 or possibly 2 heard calling 28 May – 13 June, Rhos Llangeler and Laugharne; 1 put up out of Molinia near Cynghordy, 19 June.
2-3 passed through the Pendine/Tremoilet area, 7 August-14 September.
4/5 passed through Tremoilet – Pendine area late August early September.
The only record was of 1 calling at Tremoilet, Pendine on 23rd May. Recorded annually since 1989.
Single birds were seen and heard calling from barley fields near Tremoilet, Pendine on 17th June and 20th July. Most recent records have been from this area, where the species was last recorded in 1992. Two birds disturbed by dogs alongside the coastal path between Morfa Bychan/Ragwen Point on 14th August were presumably on passage.
There were 4 records; of single birds at Tygwyn, Ffairfach on 30th May, Gwenffrwd on 1st June, Rhos Pwll y Gawnen on 6th and of 2on Mynydd Mallaen on 16th. These were the first records since 1994.