Long-tailed Duck – records

Clangula hyemalisHwyaden Gynffon-hirWinter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in August and September

Previous records of long-tailed ducks are summarised in Long-tailed Duck -2011

  • 2012 –  1 female at Bosherston on the 10-15th November
  • 2012 – 1 female from 5th December into 2013 off Wiseman’s Bridge (possibly same as above).
  • 2013 – 1 female Wiseman’s Bridge 4 Jan – 27 March (same as above)
  • 2013 – 1 drake Haroldston – 23 Feb (DJA)
  • 2014 – 1 imm Bosherston 23 Nov – Dec 30
  • 2016 – 1 Skomer 20 October
  • 2016 – 1  Gann 20 Nov (Gary ?)
  • 2016 – 1 1st winter drake, Coppet Hall – Wiseman’s Bridge – 22-24 Dec (Toby Phelps)
  • 2016 – 1 Pen Caer – mid Dec.
  • 2017 – 1 female Pen Caer – 4 Jan (first seen two weeks ago) to 3rd March (RD) (same as above)
  • 2019 – 1 Pembroke Castle Pond 1-3 Nov
  • 2019 – 1 Llys-y-fran 8 Nov
  • 2019 – 1 Skokholm – 2 on 2nd Dec (3rd Skokholm record)
  • 2019 – 2 Broad Haven, pair amongst the scoter flock, 2nd Dec to end of year (probably same as above)
  • 2020 – 2 Broad Haven from 2 -18 Jan (same as above)

Records extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Sightings Blog

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