Anas acuta – HWYADEN LOSTFAIN – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Has bred
Date of arrival and departure for this winter visitor, extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports
The latest totals from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – and the average counts for the past ten seasons.
Anas acuta – HWYADEN LOSTFAIN – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Has bred There are very few breeding records in Wales Skomer 1988 – 2 pairs bred and raised 2 chicks to fledging. This is a new breeding record for the island and for Wales. 1989 – 4 pairs bred raising 10 young (broods of 4, […]
Anas acuta – HWYADEN LOSTFAIN – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Has bred The status of the Pintail in Pembrokeshire has varied considerably. Mathew (1894) records many killed on Goodwick Moor but only 28 taken at Orielton decoy between 1877 and 1885. Lloyd encountered the species only once between 1925 and 1936 while Lockley et al. […]
Anas acuta – HWYADEN LOSTFAIN – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Has bred The BTO winter atlas showed that Pintails were noted in five mainly estuarine 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 4-29 birds […]
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Dafila acuta – A winter visitor; scarce. Sir Hugh Owen has seen and killed many Pintails on Goodwick Moor. But only 28 were taken on Orielton Decoy in eight seasons, and this fact would indicate that this species is rare. We have never met with it ourselves. It is a most excellent bird for the table. Mathew M.A. 1894, Birds […]