Scientific: Alectoris rufa

Cymraeg: Petrisen Goesgoch

Regularly released by shooting groups, but has failed to establish breeding populations.

1982
1, Burry Port, 24 August. Last recorded in 1979.

1985
1, Gwenffrwd Reserve, 10 & 11 May, 28 August Very tame and probably a release.

1987
1, very tame, Llansteffan, 10 and 11 March, probably a release.

1992
Only recorded from the Llanfynydd area where birds were known to have been bred and released for shooting. There were records of single birds from 15th to 28th February and on 16th November.

1993
The only record was of 1 at Graig, Brechfa on 6th May.

1997
There was 1 at Llandyfan on 12th June. Records from Broad Oak of 1 on 2nd November and 30 on 27th December probably related to birds bred and released for shooting.

1998
There were 8 at Pentrefelin on 12th February.

2000
Small numbers were seen at Broad Oak throughout the year.

2005
Stradey Woods April 26th.

2007
Fourteen Llanfynydd November 1st.