Manx Shearwater

Puffinus puffinus – ADERYN-DRYCIN MANAW – Numerous breeding summer visitor.

Manx Shearwater – 2012

Puffinus puffinus – ADERYN-DRYCIN MANAW – Numerous breeding summer visitor. Recorded in all months Hormones dictate when youngsters fly the nest Published Thursday 5 July 2012 Seabirds feed their young less as they reach an age to fly the nest, but it’s hormones that actually control when the chicks leave home, according to new research […]

Manx Shearwater – 2008

Puffinus puffinus – ADERYN-DRYCIN MANAW – Numerous breeding summer visitor. Recorded in all months Migration and stopover in a small pelagic seabird, the Manx shearwater Puffinus puffinus: insights from machine learning. Abstract The migratory movements of seabirds (especially smaller species) remain poorly understood, despite their role as harvesters of marine ecosystems on a global scale and […]

Manx Shearwater – 2003-07 breeding

Puffinus puffinus – ADERYN-DRYCIN MANAW – Numerous breeding summer visitor. Recorded in all months Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 3 3 Breeding probable Breeding possible No of tetrads occupied 3 (of 478) 3 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 0.6% 0.6% The Manx Shearwater colonies of the Pembrokeshire islands total around 50% of […]

Manx Shearwater – 1994

Puffinus puffinus – ADERYN-DRYCIN MANAW – Numerous breeding summer visitor. Recorded in all months 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 3 Breeding probable Breeding possible No of tetrads occupied 3 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 0.6% The Manx Shearwater figures as the emblem of the Dyfed Wildlife Trust, an appropriate choice since internationally important numbers of the bird […]

Manx Shearwater – 1894

MANX SHEARWATER, Puffinus Anglorum. — Local name “Cockle”. Resident. The Manx Shearwater is, without doubt, the most interesting of our Pembrokeshire birds, from the fact that Skomer Island is the largest breeding-station, and may be considered the metropolis, of the species in the British Isles. The numbers there are almost incredible. And yet any visitor […]