Scientific: Tringa glareola

Cymraeg: Pibydd Y Graean

A scarce spring and autumn passage migrant to freshwater sites. Recorded chiefly in May and August/September.

1983
1, at a muddy pool, near Llanddeusant, 11 & 12 October.

1986
1, Tygwyn Pond, Ffairfach, 17th; Llansteffan, 19 October.

1987
1, River Tywi, Gelli Aur, 28 August.

1988
1, Wildfowl Trust, Penclacwydd, 10-14 August; 2 Morfa Coedbach Cydweli, 27 August.

1989
2, Dryslwyn, 9 May.

1990
Singles, Banc y Lord, 12th. Penclacwydd WWT, 19/20 May. Juvenile Banc y Lord, 7-15 August. 1, 21 September.

1991
Singles, Glynea Pond, Bynea 27th; Ffairfach 30 May; Dinefwr Ponds 27 August.

1993
There were three records of this scarce wader, all at Penclacwydd. The first was a spring adult on 10th May. The other two were autumn birds, a juvenile on from 18th-20th August then an adult from 23rd-25th September.

1994
There were a total of four records: The first was an adult at Penclacwydd on 7th May. 2 more adults appeared mid-summer at Dinefwr Ponds on 27th June and again at Penclacwydd on 3rd July. The last record was of a juvenile, once more at Penclacwydd, from 13th-21st September.

1995
All records were of single birds from Penclacwydd, with at least 4, possibly 6 individuals involved. Adults on 11th and 13th May; 17th – 18th June and 6th – 9th August; an un-aged individual on 13th and a juvenile from 16th -21st.

1996
In May there were 3 spring passage records with singles at Penclacwydd on 16th and Banc-y-Lord Pond on 18th and 2 at Penclacwydd on 19th – 20th.

1997
There were 2 autumn passage records of single birds at Penclacwydd on 7th and 26th August.

1999
There were 2 records of singles: Dinefwr Ponds on 8th and 22nd August and Penclacwydd on 25th.

2000
Again, singles at Dinefwr Ponds on 10th August and Penclacwydd on 17th September.

2002
One report only, of a single at Dinefwr Ponds on 8th September.

2003
Singles at Pcnclacwvdd on 15th August and 21st September.

2004
Penclacwydd August 9th & September 1st.

2006
Coed Bach, Kidwelly September 24th – October 11th.

2007
Juvenile at Coedbach August 15th & 16th and 2 there September 3rd.