Barnacle Goose – 1949

Branta leucopsis – GWYDD WYRAN

Mathew records it as a winter visitor which generally arrived at Goodwick Sands about 1st October.  Also recorded from Orielton, 1855 and 1877; and from St David’s Dec 1893.  Seen passing at sea off Skokholm in winter.

R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society

More about the Barnacle Goose in Pembrokeshire