Scaup

Aythya marila – HWYADEN BENDDU – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in May

Scaup – WeBS 2020-21

Aythya marila – HWYADEN BENDDU – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in May More about the Scaup in Pembrokeshire

Scaup – 1994

Aythya marila – HWYADEN BENDDU – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in May Mathew (1894) considered the Scaup to be a common visitor that could be encountered offshore in “huge flocks”. Lockley et al. (1949) also considered it a common winter visitor, chiefly to Milford Haven, and stated that it was frequent at Orielton where […]

Scaup – 1980s winter

Aythya marila – HWYADEN BENDDU – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in May The BTO winter atlas showed that Scaups were present in one estuarine, one coastal and two fresh water sites during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darkest blue colour in a 10km square represents up to 13-25 birds seen […]

Scaup-duck – 1949

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

Scaup – 1894

Fuligula marila – A winter visitor; common. This is more of a maritime species, and is very rarely met with at any distance from the coast. In general it keeps some little distance out at sea, where it may be met with throughout the winter in large flocks. Sir Hugh Owen sees it commonly off Goodwick. It is hardly worth […]