Brent Goose – 1949

Branta bernicla ?sub-sp

Winter visitor, according to Mathew “sometimes abundant,” which usually appeared on Goodwick Sands at the first northerly or north-easterly gale between 29 Sept and 7 Oct.  Visits the Teifi estuary, and Milford Haven, and is seen passing at sea off Skokholm and Skomer in winter.  It has been shot at various times, but the sub-species has not been identified.

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

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