Buzzard

Buteo buteo – BWNCATH – Breeding resident

Buzzard – 2003-07 breeding

Buteo buteo – BWNCATH – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 156 124 Breeding probable 79 167 Breeding possible 170 107 No of tetrads occupied 405 (of 478) 398 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 84.7% 81.2% The distribution of Buzzards recorded during the two atlas survey periods is almost identical and […]

Buzzard – 1994

Buteo buteo – BWNCATH – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 156 Breeding probable 79 Breeding possible 170 No of tetrads occupied 405 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 84.7% Only half a dozen pairs were known to Mathew (1894) but Lockley et al. (1949) estimated “probably not less than 120 pairs” were breeding, an increase that occurred throughout […]

Buzzard – 1980s winter

Buteo buteo – BWNCATH – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Buzzards were present in most 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darkest blue represents over 7 birds recorded in a day, the next lightest 3-6 birds, suggesting fairly even distribution. More about the Buzzard in Pembrokeshire

Buzzard – 1968-72 breeding

Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Buzzard in Pembrokeshire

Buzzard – 1894

Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew