Aythya ferina – HWYADEN BENGOCH – Winter visitor and passage migrant, has bred
The latest totals from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – and the average counts for the past ten seasons.
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 […]
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 […]
Yellow = breeding possible More about the Pochard in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew