Mallard

Anas platyrhynchos – HWYADEN WYLLT – Breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor

Mallard – 2020-21 WeBS

The latest figures from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – totals from all count sites.

Mallard – 2003-07 breeding

Anas platyrhynchos – HWYADEN WYLLT – Breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 98 100 Breeding probable 19 57 Breeding possible 66 76 No of tetrads occupied 183 (of 478) 233 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 38.3% 47.6% Mallard nest largely around fresh water but have shown a capability […]

Mallard – 1994

Anas platyrhynchos – HWYADEN WYLLT – Breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 98 Breeding probable 19 Breeding possible 66 No of tetrads occupied 183 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 38.3% This is the bird that Mathew (1894) knew as the Wild Duck, and it has probably not changed its status to any degree […]

Mallard – 1980s winter

Anas platyrhynchos – HWYADEN WYLLT – Breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor The BTO winter atlas showed that Mallards were present in most 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 239 birds both being squares containing […]

Mallard – 1949

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

Mallard – 1894

Species account from the 1894 Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands by the Rev. Murray Mathew