Pembrokeshire / Sir Benfro
vice county 45
Bird-recording in Wales is based largely on the Watsonian vice-county system. The boundaries of Pembrokeshire VC45 are very similar to those of Pembrokeshire unitary authority.
County Bird Recorder
Jon Green, Crud yr Awel, Bowls Road, Blaenporth, Ceredigion SA43 2AR
Tel: 01239 811561
County Bird Report
Pembrokeshire Bird Report is published online, as is a checklist of the Birds of Pembrokeshire.
Pembrokeshire Bird Group is a section of The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. Indoor meetings are held during the winter in Haverfordwest, and outdoor trips are held throughout the year. The Group also organises a popular Conference in November each year. More details on their blog.
British Trust for Ornithology
Tel: 01834 891667
Local Site Information
Summary information of the main birding sites has been produced by local birders.
Birding in Pembrokeshire, by Jon Green and Owen Roberts features all the birding sites in the county, with a guide of what you might see at different times of year and maps. Available from Victoria Books (Haverfordwest), St. Davids Bookshop, Seaways (Fishguard), Pembroke Bookshop, Wildlife Trust Lockley Lodge or by post from the county recorder (cheques payable to Jon Green). RRP £12.95.
Pembrokeshire Online avifauna
Atlas of Breeding Birds in Pembrokeshire 2003-07, by Annie Haycock et. al (2009). £10, from Bird Group meetings or online here.
Birds of Pembrokeshire: status and atlas of Pembrokeshire’s birds, by Jack Donovan and Graham Rees (1994). Published by Dyfed Wildlife Trust. Out of print.