Shag

Phalacrocorax aristotelis – MULFRAN WERDD – Breeding resident and passage migrant

Shag – 2020-21 WeBS

The latest totals from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – and the average counts for the past ten seasons.

Shag – 2003-07 breeding

Phalacrocorax aristotelis – MULFRAN WERDD – Breeding resident and passage migrant Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 28 27 Breeding probable 4 3 Breeding possible excluded from total excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 32 (of 478) 30 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 6.7% 6.1% Shags are essentially inshore feeding birds that […]

Shag – 1994

Phalacrocorax aristotelis – MULFRAN WERDD – Breeding resident and passage migrant 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 28 Breeding probable 4 Breeding possible excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 32 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 6.7% Mathew (1894) noted colonies of Shags at Ramsey, St Margaret’s Island, Caldey and Elegug Stacks, Lockley et al. (1949) adding Skomer, Skokholm, Grassholm […]

Shag – 1980s winter

Phalacrocorax aristotelis – MULFRAN WERDD – Breeding resident and passage migrant The BTO winter atlas showed that Shags were present in all coastal and two estuarine 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The colour for each 10km square represents 1-10 birds seen in a day. More about the Shag in Pembrokeshire

Shag – 1968-72 breeding

Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Shag in Pembrokeshire

Shag – 1949

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

Shag – 1894

Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew