Anas crecca – CORHWYADEN – Common winter visitor, passage migrant and scarce breeder
The latest totals from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – and the average counts for the past ten seasons.
Anas crecca – CORHWYADEN – Common winter visitor, passage migrant and scarce breeder Historically the teal has only sporadically bred in Pembrokeshire. It was found breeding at just one locality during the 1984-88 survey. None were found nesting during the survey of 2003-07, although there was a single record of a bird displaying at Marloes […]
Anas crecca – CORHWYADEN – Common winter visitor, passage migrant and scarce breeder 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 1 Breeding probable Breeding possible 1 No of tetrads occupied 2 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads <1% The status of the Teal has probably changed very little from that recorded by both Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al (1949). […]
Anas crecca – CORHWYADEN – Common winter visitor, passage migrant and scarce breeder The BTO winter atlas showed that Teals were present in the majority of 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 150 birds […]
Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Teal in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Querquedula crecca A common winter visitor; perhaps, also a resident in limited numbers. Although we have no evidence that it does so, we consider it extremely likely that a few pairs of Teal may nest annually in suitable places in the county. Every winter little flocks of Teal made their appearance on the Cleddy beneath Stone Hall, where it […]