Goldeneye

Bucephala clangula – HWYADEN FRONGOCH – Regular visitor. Not recorded in August and September

Goldeneye – 1994

Bucephala clangula – HWYADEN FRONGOCH – Regular visitor. Not recorded in August and September Both Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949) classified the Goldeneye as a not very common but regular winter visitor. Today they occur regularly in winter on the Teifi, Nevern and Cleddau Estuaries, Llysyfran reservoir and Bosherston Pools, and with less regularity on […]

Goldeneye – 1980s winter

Bucephala clangula – HWYADEN FRONGOCH – Regular visitor. Not recorded in August and September The BTO winter atlas showed that Goldeneyes were present in both estuarine and fresh water 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 […]

Goldeneye – 1949

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

Goldeneye – 1894

GOLDEN-EYE, Clangula glaucion A winter visitor; not very common. Mr. Dix states that a few are seen most winters, but that adult Mallards are rare. In the severe winter of 1880 we saw several in immature plumage, on the Cleddy, below Stone Hall. Two adult Mallards in the National Collection at South Kensington are labelled ” Pembrokeshire,” and were presented by […]