Cygnus olor – Alarch Dof – Breeding resident
The latest figures from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – totals from all count sites.
Cygnus olor – Alarch Dof – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 8 13 Breeding probable 1 6 Breeding possible 2 4 No of tetrads occupied 11 (of 478) 23 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 2.3% 4.7% Largely introduced into Pembrokeshire to grace ornamental waters, the mute swan has now become […]
Cygnus olor – Alarch Dof – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 8 Breeding probable 1 Breeding possible 2 No of tetrads occupied 11 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 2.3% Mathew (1894) stated that they were originally introduced and noted Bosherston Pools as “their chief station” and that up to about 100 could be seen there […]
Cygnus olor – Alarch Dof – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Mute Swans were present in suitable 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darker the colour, the higher the relative total count for each 10km square. The darkest blue represents over 24 birds seen in a day. The distribution […]
Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Mute Swan in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew