Anas strepera – HWYADEN LWYD – Winter visitor, has bred
Winter distribution map, and the latest figures from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – totals from all count sites.
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.
Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew