Anas strepera – HWYADEN LWYD – Winter visitor, has bred
Graph of the totals for 2020-21 against the average totals for the past ten seasons
Anas strepera – HWYADEN LWYD – Winter visitor, has bred Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed Breeding probable 2 Breeding possible No of tetrads occupied (of 478) 2 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads % 0.5% In the breeding season gadwall favour lowland, shallow, eutrophic waters. They were suspected of attempted breeding at Marloes […]
Anas strepera – HWYADEN LWYD – Winter visitor, has bred The Gadwall was an infrequent visitor in former times. Mathew (1894) noted three occurrences, at Pembroke, Orielton and Stackpole. Lockley et al. (1949) chronicled only 21 occurrences plus”several shot between 1914 and 1918″ and Lockley (1961) stated that the Gadwall was an “occasional visitor” to the south-west peninsula […]
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Chaulalasmus streperus – An occasional winter visitor; rare. The Gadwall is included in Mr. Mathias’ list, and is said to have been shot near Pembroke. We have seen a pair stuffed in a case at Orielton, that were taken in the Decoy with other fowl. One in the gallery of British birds at South Kensington Natural History Museum was […]