Anas querquedula – HWYADEN ASSFAIN – Passage migrant. Not recorded in November or December
Earliest and latest dates for this passage migrant, extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports since 1981.
Anas querquedula – HWYADEN ASSFAIN – Passage migrant. Not recorded in November or December The Garganey is a summer visitor to north and west Europe, which largely winters in southern Africa. Migration to winter quarters occurs late July to October, peaking through Europe in August and early September, with stragglers from November to February. Return movement begins […]
Anas querquedula – HWYADEN ASSFAIN – Passage migrant. Not recorded in November or December Mathew (1894) described the Garganey as an annual summer visitor, while Lockley et al. ( 1949 ) provide four additional records of 10 birds. It is now almost annual in occurrence, up to six usually occurring on fresh waters near the coast, such as Trefeiddan and […]
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Querquedula circia An occasional summer visitor; rare. Included in Mr. Mathias’ list. Specimens in the Stackpole Court collection. Three were shot on a pond on a farm called Bramble, near Pen-y-cwm, in the north of the county, February 28, 1888. Mathew M.A. 1894, Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands More about the Garganey in Pembrokeshire