Canada Goose

Branta canadensis – GWYDD CANADA – Breeding resident

Canada Goose – WeBS 2020-21

Branta canadensis – GWYDD CANADA – Breeding resident Updates to the Wetland Bird Survey counts for this season. Note that totals for any month this season may be updated as more counts come in. Canada Geese often feed in fields away from the estuaries where they are not counted, so monthly totals can seem erratic. […]

Canada Goose – 2019 WeBS

Branta canadensis – GWYDD CANADA – Breeding resident The peak of 1669 on the Cleddau occurred in June 2007.  The peak during the ‘normal’ count season of September to March was 651 in December that year.  During the 2010s, the peak count on the Cleddau has been in June or July. Canada Geese did not […]

Canada Goose – 2003-07 breeding

Branta canadensis – GWYDD CANADA – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 6 52 Breeding probable 5 18 Breeding possible 5 24 No of tetrads occupied 16 (of 478) 94 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 3.4% 19.2% Canada geese were introduced into Pembrokeshire in 1955, at Boulston, on the Western Cleddau […]

Canada Goose – 1994

Branta canadensis – GWYDD CANADA – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 6 Breeding probable 5 Breeding possible 5 No of tetrads occupied 16 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 3.4% The first record for this species was of four at Skokholm on 3 October 1952. Their origin is unclear, since Canada Geese were not introduced until […]

Canada Goose – 1980s winter

Branta canadensis – GWYDD CANADA – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Canada Geese were present in only one 10km square during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84.  The mid blue colour in the square represents over 27-121 birds recorded in a day. About 100 Canada Geese remained in the Boulston area of […]