Eider

Somateria mollissima – HWYADEN FWYTHBLU – Winter visitor and possible breeder

Eider – 1994

Somateria mollissima – HWYADEN FWYTHBLU – Winter visitor and possible breeder Mathew (1894) mentioned single birds at Stackpole (undated) and at Dale on 18 January 1891, and Lockley et al. (1949) could add no others. Eiders have appeared with increasing frequency since 1952, when four were at Dale during the second half of November. A few records […]

Eider – 1980s winter

Somateria mollissima – HWYADEN FWYTHBLU – Winter visitor and possible breeder More about the Eider in Pembrokeshire

Common Eider – 1949

Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.

Eider – 1894

Somateria mollissima – An occasional winter visitor; rare. We saw some adults of this beautiful bird in the Stackpole collection, that had been obtained at Stackpole, or on the coast between Stackpole and Tenby. Mr. Dix mentions an immature male that had been shot near Pembroke, as also being in Lord Cawdor’s collection, and an adult male, which he believes […]