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

Phylloscopus rufus This tiny bird is by far the most numerous of our summer visitors, and is greatly in excess of the Willow Warbler. In the shrubberies at Stone Hall, in the spring of 1885, we noticed eleven nests of the Chiffchaff, and only one of the Willow Warbler, and this, we think, is an approximation to the relative numbers […]