Cormorant

Phalococorax carbo – MULFRANBreeding resident

Cormorant – 2015 WeBS

Phalococorax carbo – MULFRAN – Breeding resident Maximum winter counts from all sites counted for the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire.  Data after 2000 includes the Teifi Estuary. Main wintering sites for this species are the Cleddau Estuary, Bosherston Lakes, and Llys-y-fran Reservoir. However, large numbers can occur elsewhere, for example 50-60 in Fishguard Harbour […]

Cormorant – 2003-07 breeding

Phalocrocorax carbo – MULFRAN – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 13 13 Breeding probable 1 2 Breeding possible excluded from total excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 14 (of 478) 15 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 2.9% 3.1% The largest colony of Cormorants is on St Margaret’s Island and […]

Cormorant – 1994

Phalocrocorax carbo – MULFRAN – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 13 Breeding probable 1 Breeding possible excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 14 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 2.9% Mathew (1894) noted Cormorant colonies at Ramsey, Skomer, Lydstep Head and Pointz Castle, Lockley et al. (1949) adding St Margaret’s Island, St Bride’s Stacks, Pwll Deri and […]

Cormorant – 1980s winter

Phalococorax carbo – MULFRAN – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Cormorants were present in most coastal and estuarine 10km squares and on some inland waters 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 25 birds. […]

Cormorant – 1949

Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.

Cormorant – 1894

Phalacrocorax carbo – A common resident. There are nesting stations at various places on the coast, on Ramsey and Skomer Islands, &c. There are some twenty to thirty pair of Cormorants about Lydstep Head, near Tenby, as Mr. C. Jefferys informs us; a colony nests on trees at Slebech ; and some Herons that nested at Poyntz Castle on St. […]