Anser anser – GWYDD WYLLT – naturalised resident
Winter distribution map, and the annual maxima from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire
The latest figures from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – totals from all count sites.
Anser anser – GWYDD WYLLT – naturalised resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 1 Breeding probable 2 Breeding possible 2 No of tetrads occupied 0 5 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 1% Greylags have been a regular winter visitors to the county since 1972, and are thought to be derived from feral […]
Anser anser – GWYDD WYLLT – Erratic visitor. Not recorded from July to September Lockley et al. (1949) noted two shot at Pont Clew in January 1911, one taken at Orielton Decoy in 1914 and one seen at Milford Haven on 13 December 1930. Greylags have been recorded in 16 of the years since, mainly after 1972, […]
Anser anser – GWYDD WYLLT – Erratic visitor. Not recorded from July to September The BTO winter atlas showed that Greylag Geese were present in two 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84, presumed birds of feral origin. More about the Greylag Goose in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.