Shoveler

Anas clypeata – HWYADEN LYDANBIG – Winter visitor and sparse breeder

Shoveler – WeBS 2020-21

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

Shoveler – winter

Distribution of shoveler in winter as recorded for the BTO altas 2007-12, and movements recorded by ringed birds.

Shoveler 2003-07 breeding

Anas clypeata – HWYADEN LYDANBIG – Winter visitor and sparse breeder Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 2 1 Breeding probable 1 Breeding possible No of tetrads occupied 2 (of 478) 2 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 0.4% 0.4% Shoveler have nested at several localities in the county in the past but in […]

Shoveler – 1994

Anas clypeata – HWYADEN LYDANBIG – Winter visitor and sparse breeder 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 2 Breeding probable Breeding possible No of tetrads occupied 2 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 0.4% Mathew (1894) regarded the Shoveler as being “not very common”. Mackworth Praed (1946) writing about Orielton decoy stated that the Shoveler was comparatively rare before […]

Shoveler – 1980s winter

Anas clypeata – HWYADEN LYDANBIG – Winter visitor and sparse breeder The BTO winter atlas showed that Shovelers were present in fresh water and estuarine10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darkest colour for each 10km square represents 8-34 birds seen in a day, Marloes Mere being the site that regularly held […]

Shoveler – 1949

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

Shoveler – 1894

Species account from the 1894 Bird of Pembrokeshire and its Islands by the Rev. M Mathew