White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons – GWYDD DALCEN-WEN – Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant

White-fronted Goose – records

Records of White-fronted Goose since 2009, extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports. Records are divided according to race.

White-fronted Goose – colour-marked birds

Anser albifrons – GWYDD DALCEN-WEN – Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant All records relate to birds of the Greenland race A.a. flavirostris: seven at Marloes Mere 26th Oct, presumably the same as at Dale Airfield 29th Oct, one of which was sporting a neck collar CDZ – put on at Wexford in March 2003. […]

White-fronted Goose – 2008

Anser albifrons – GWYDD DALCEN-WEN – Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant Status The nominate race A.a.albifrons breeds across the tundra of Siberia, those in the western part of the range wintering in North West Europe, including the UK. The Greenland race A.a.flavirostris breeds in Western Greenland and winters in Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Mathew […]

White-fronted Goose – 1994

Anser albifrons – GWYDD DALCEN-WEN – Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant Mathew (1894) refers to the White-fronted Goose as an occasional winter visitor in severe weather while Lockley et al. (1949) give four records and say that it passes over the islands on migration. Nowadays, one or two occasionally drop in to stay awhile during the […]

White-fronted Goose – 1980s winter

Anser albifrons – GWYDD DALCEN-WEN – Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant Two White-fronted Geese were recorded in Pembrokeshire for the BTO winter atlas during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. They were of the Greenland race Anser albifrons flavirostris. More about the White-fronted Goose in Pembrokeshire

White-fronted Goose – 1894

Anser albifrons An occasional winter visitor in severe weather. Has been seen by Sir Hugh Owen at Goodwick. One received by Jeffreys, the Haverfordwest bird-stuffer, from Fishguard, in December, 1890. Mathew M.A. 1894, Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands More about the White-fronted Goose in Pembrokeshire