American Wigeon – records

Anas americana – CHWIWELL AMERICA – Vagrant

27 Dec 1996 – 15 Jan 1997 first for Pembrokeshire

2004: A male at Carew/Cresswell Estuary: 10 to 21 February 2004 (A E Collins, C Jones et al)

2005-2007: What was presumed to be a regular returning male was at:

  • Angle Bay from 2 – 20 February 2005 (D J Astins et al),
  • and from 23 October 2005 to 9 March 2006 (Clive Hurford et al);
  • then from 1 October 2006 to 2 March 2007 (Clive Hurford et al),
  • and again between 14 September 2007 and 1 March 2008.

2017: Male bird present at the Gann from 21 Jan until 9 March at least (PJ, BS et al).

Source: Pembrokeshire Bird Reports

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