Scientific: Alopochen aegyptiacus

Cymraeg: Gŵydd yr Aifft

One first seen Morfa Bron yr Ynn, Ferryside 1 September was unringed and frequent the Tywi estuary until shot at Johnstown 5 January 1992. Now admitted as first record for the county as previous sightings in August 1985 and January 1987 were considered to be escaped birds.

Johnstown: 1 shot on 5th January. This individual was first seen at Ferryside on 1st September 1991 and subsequently on the Tywi estuary.

At Penclacwydd an adult frequented the Lagoon from 25th April until last seen on 18th August. It was presumably the same bird that was then seen twice at Ginst Point on 27th September and 3rd October before returning to Penclacwydd on 22nd October for just a single day. Nine days later a bird was back at Ginst where it was last seen on 8th November.

The only record was of 1 flying west along Cefn Sidan on 22nd July.

The only record was of 1 at Llwyndrissi Trout Pool, Alltwalis in spring.

Single in the Tywi Valley at Cilsan Bridge January 29th and thereafter and at Dryslwyn Bridge until February 19th. Perhaps the same at Penclacwydd April 11th-18th and then 2 Cilsan Bridge December 26th.

What was presumably the same bird at Penclacwydd February 21st, Ferryside November lOth and Cilsan Bridge December 16th.