Slavonian Grebe

Podiceps auritus – GWYACH GORNIOG – Sparse winter visitor. Not recorded in June, August and September

Slavonian Grebe – 2006

Podiceps auritus – GWYACH GORNIOG – Sparse winter visitor. Not recorded in June, August and September The Slavonian Grebe breeds in both the Palearctic and Nearctic, mainly in the boreal climatic zone. Many move to coastal waters in the winter. The British breeding population is confined to Scotland and is too small to account for […]

Slavonian Grebe – 1994

Podiceps auritus – GWYACH GORNIOG – Sparse winter visitor. Not recorded in June, August and September Mathew (1984) stated that a few specimens occur every winter while Lockley et al. (1949) could add only six further records. Since the 1960s the Slavonian Grebe has become known as a regular winter visitor in small numbers. Records fall mainly […]

Slavonian Grebe – 1980s winter

Podiceps auritus – GWYACH GORNIOG – Sparse winter visitor. Not recorded in June, August and September The BTO winter atlas showed that Slavonian Grebes were present in some coastal and estuarine 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darkest colour for each 10km square represents 2-3 birds seen in a day. More […]

Slavonian Grebe – 1894

SCLAVONIAN GREBE, Podiceps auritus A winter visitor; rare. According to Mr. Dix a few specimens of this Grebe occur every winter in their immature or winter plumage. Mr. Mathias omits it from his list. It used to be the commonest of all the Grebes in the winter time on the North Devon rivers, where we have frequently shot it, […]