Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita – SIFF-SAFF/SIFF SIAFF – Breeding summer visitor, passage migrant and winter visitor

Chiffchaff – 2003-07 breeding

Phylloscopus collybita – SIFF-SAFF/SIFF SIAFF – Breeding summer visitor, passage migrant and winter visitor Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 131 101 Breeding probable 239 319 Breeding possible 10 8 No of tetrads occupied 380 (of 478) 428 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 79.5% 87.3% The repetitive song which gives the Chiffchaff its […]

Chiffchaff – 1994

Phylloscopus collybita – SIFF-SAFF/SIFF SIAFF – Breeding summer visitor, passage migrant and winter visitor 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 131 Breeding probable 239 Breeding possible 10 No of tetrads occupied 380 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 79.5% “This tiny bird is by far the most numerous of our summer visitors” said Mathew (1894) of the Chiffchaff, and […]

Chiffchaff – 1980s winter

Phylloscopus collybita – SIFF-SAFF/SIFF SIAFF – Breeding summer visitor, passage migrant and winter visitor The BTO winter atlas showed that Chiffchaffs were present in 41% of 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darker the colour, the higher the relative total count for each 10km square.  The darkest blue represents 3 or more […]

Chiffchaff – 1968-72 breeding

Phylloscopus collybita – SIFF-SAFF/SIFF SIAFF – Breeding summer visitor, passage migrant and winter visitor Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable More about the Chiffchaff in Pembrokeshire

Chiffchaff – 1949

Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.

Chiffchaff – 1894

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