Scientific: Phalacrocorax aristotelis

Cymraeg: Mulfran Werdd

Uncommon non-breeding resident usually seen in the west of the county.

1982
Singles, Tywyn Point, 2 and 7 June. (? – unreliable)

1984
1, Ragwen Pt, 17 February, 3 on 26 April; immature, off Penrhyngwyn, 7 September; 28 counted, Carmarthen Bay, from boat 24 June.

1986
Singles off Cefn Padrig, 5 January; off Gilman Point. 29 March from boat, of Pendine 22 July.

1990
Singles off Burry Port 25 November; Ragwen pt, 16 December.

1991
3 Morfa Bychan 27 January; 2 off Telpyn Point 25 February, 1 on 12 May.

1992
Ragwen Point: 1 on 29th February and 6th March. Telpyn Point: 1 juvenile on 20th September Pendine: 1 on 6th November. A typical set of records, all from the west.

1993
Both records were from the west. Gilman Point: ad. on 14th February and Ragwen Point: immature on 27th December.

1994
All records were from the west; Ragwen Point: 2 (1 adult, 1 immature) on 13th February; 2 on 18th December; Pendine: 1 on 5th March and Telpyn Point: 3 on 21st August

1995
As usual all records were from the west of the county with 3 at Telpyn Point on 6th January and 1 on 30th. Records for Ragwen Point were 1 on 30th and 2 on 4th February.

1996
As usual all records were from the west with singles at Telpyn Point on 28th January and 6th October, Marros on 10th November and Ragwen Point on 15th December.

1997
There were 2 records of single birds from the west of the county at Marros on 3rd February and 7th September.

1998
All records were from the west; with 1 at Telpyn Point on 7th January, with 4 there and 5 at Pendine on 1st November.

1999
The only record was of an imm. off Burry Port on 31st October.

2000
There were 2 typical records from the west with singles at both Telpyn Point and Ragwen Point on 21st February.

2001
A single only, recorded from Ragwen Point on 19th February.

2002
Two records, of 1 bird from Telpyn Point on 6th January and 5 from Morfa Bychan on 18th November, were the only ones received.

2006
Single off Ragwen Point December 17th.

2007
Telpyn Point January 25th, Pendine January 29th, Burry Port Harbour March 12th, Towyn Bach August 4th and Salmon Scar December 17th.