Larus ridibundus – GWYLAN PENDDU – Winter visitor and passage migrant, formerly bred
The latest figures from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – totals from all count sites.
Larus ridibundus – GWYLAN PENDDU – Winter visitor and passage migrant, formerly bred The Black-headed Gull was recorded by Mathew (1894) as only an autumn and winter visitor. Lockley et al. (1949) stated that there was said to be a large colony of Black-headed Gulls breeding on Caldey in 1662 and that Dowrog Pond and Trefeiddan were […]
Larus ridibundus – GWYLAN PENDDU – Winter visitor and passage migrant, formerly bred The BTO winter atlas showed that Black-headed Gulls were present in all 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 1,491 birds. Found […]
Red = breeding confirmed More about the Black-headed Gull 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