Brent Goose – 1980s winter

Branta bernicla – GWYDD DDU – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in June or August

The BTO winter atlas showed that Brent Geese were present in two 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84.

The light colour, of the10km squares represents 1-15 birds seen in a day, the most in Pembrokeshire being six.

Graham Rees 

Data collected by volunteers for the BTO. Lack, P. 1986 Atlas of wintering birds in Britain and Ireland. T & A.D. Poyser.

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