Cygnus cygnus – ALARCH GOGLEDD – Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant
A table showing the number of individuals reported in the county in each month since 1993. Extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports
Cygnus cygnus – ALARCH GOGLEDD – Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant Whooper swans are uncommon in Pembrokeshire, and seen only in small numbers, if at all. So far, there have been none seen on WeBS counts in 2020-21 The graph shows the total maximum counts each winter for all Pembrokeshire sites in the Wetland […]
Cygnus cygnus – ALARCH GOGLEDD – Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant Mathew (1894) noted only undated records from Pant y Phillip and one shot by Lord Cawdor at Stackpole. Lockley et al. (1949) cited a flock at Cosheston from 24 to 28 January 1933, which had moved to Garon Pill by 29 January, and a pair […]
Cygnus cygnus – ALARCH GOGLEDD – Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant Whooper Swans were registered in one 10km square in Pembrokeshire for the BTO winter atlas during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. More about the Whooper Swan in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
WHOOPER, Cygnus musicus A rare, occasional winter visitor; not many on record. One, in the collection of the late Mr. John Stokes, at Cuffern, was shot many years ago at Pantyphillip, some three miles inland to the south of Fishguard. One at Stackpole frequented the lake there for some time, until it was shot by Lord Cawdor, with his […]