Pochard

Aythya ferina – HWYADEN BENGOCH – Winter visitor and passage migrant, has bred

Pochard – WeBS 2020-21

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

Pochard – 1994

Aythya ferina – HWYADEN BENGOCH – Winter visitor and passage migrant, has bred Mathew (1894) considered the Pochard to be a not uncommon winter visitor but cites only a few scattered records. Mackworth Praed (1946) noted that it had decreased at Orielton, not more than 30 using the lake although formerly it had occurred in […]

Pochard – 1980s winter

Aythya ferina – HWYADEN BENGOCH – Winter visitor and passage migrant, has bred The BTO winter atlas showed that Pochards were noted in 10km squares containing suitable fresh water sites 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 […]

Pochard – 1894

Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew