Shelduck

Tadorna tadorna – HWYADEN YR EITHINBreeding resident and winter visitor.

Shelduck – 2020-21 WeBS

The latest totals from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – and the average counts for the past ten seasons.

Shelduck – 2013 WeBS

Tadorna tadorna – HWYADEN YR EITHIN – Breeding resident and winter visitor. Shelduck in Pembrokeshire winter mainly on the Cleddau Estuary, with a few being recorded on the Teifi and Nevern Estuaries, and one or two occasionally on fresh-water sites.  In the 1980s birds would typically start arriving in November, with about a thousand present by January.  […]

Shelduck – 2003-07 breeding

Tadorna tadorna – HWYADEN YR EITHIN – Breeding resident and winter visitor. Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 21 23 Breeding probable 10 13 Breeding possible 13 14 No of tetrads occupied 44 (of 478) 50 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 9.2% 10.2% In Pembrokeshire, Shelducks are strongly associated with estuaries, in particular the Milford […]

Shelduck – 1994

Tadorna tadorna – HWYADEN YR EITHIN – Breeding resident and winter visitor. 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 21 Breeding probable 10 Breeding possible 13 No of tetrads occupied 44 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 9.2% Mathew (1894) noted breeding on the Cleddau Estuary and that it had been seen at Goodwick and Orielton, suggesting Shelducks were not common at […]

Shelduck – 1980s winter

Tadorna tadorna – HWYADEN YR EITHIN – Breeding resident and winter visitor The BTO winter atlas showed that Shelducks were predominantly present in estuarine 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darkest colour in a 10km square represents over 81 birds seen in a day. More about Shelduck in Pembrokeshire

Shelduck – 1968-72 breeding

Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Shelduck in Pembrokeshire

Shelduck 1949

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

Shelduck – 1894

Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew