Fulmarus glacialis – ADERYN-DRYCIN MAWR – Breeding resident
Fulmarus glacialis – ADERYN-DRYCIN MAWR – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 71 61 Breeding probable 4 6 Breeding possible excluded from total excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 75 (of 478) 67 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 15.7% 13.7% Fulmars are now one of the commonest breeding seabirds around […]
Fulmarus glacialis – ADERYN-DRYCIN MAWR – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 71 Breeding probable 4 Breeding possible excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 75 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 15.7% Mathew (1894) notes just one record, at Tenby in December 1890. Fulmars appeared at Flimston Stack Rocks and at Strumble Head in 1930, thereafter […]
Fulmarus glacialis – ADERYN-DRYCIN MAWR – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Fulmars were present in most coastal 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 216 birds. Fulmars occupy their breeding sites on […]
Red = breeding confirmed More about the Fulmar in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Fulmarus glacialis A very rare accidental straggler in the autumn and winter. This, the largest of the British Petrels, is a well-known Polar species, inhabiting a few islands to the extreme north of the British Isles; St. Kilda, a remote island of the Hebrides group, being its metropolis, and here the birds annually resort to nest in incredible numbers. When […]