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.
Cygnus olor – Introduced. The chief station in the county of these beautiful birds is at Stackpole Court, where a number frequent the romantic lake in the park in what may be considered a wild state. The lake winds about in a serpentine shape, its banks, at places, bordered by finely timbered woods, and at one part, on the […]