Jay

Garrulus glandarius – YSGRECH Y COED – Breeding resident

Jay – 2003-07 breeding

Garrulus glandarius – YSGRECH Y COED – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 60 31 Breeding probable 32 85 Breeding possible 108 96 No of tetrads occupied 200 (of 478) 212 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 41.8% 43.3% The Jay is a medium-sized bird which is pinkish-brown in appearance, with blue […]

Jay – 1994

Garrulus glandarius – YSGRECH Y COED – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 60 Breeding probable 32 Breeding possible 108 No of tetrads occupied 200 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 41.8% Resident according to Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949) but not numerous. Today, Jays breed throughout the wooded areas of Pembrokeshire including the more mature conifer plantations. […]

Jay – 1980s winter

Garrulus glandarius – YSGRECH Y COED – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Jays were present in most 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 over 11 birds. It is possible that the highest […]

Jay – 1968-72 breeding

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

British Jay – 1949

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

Jay – 1894

Species account from the 1894 Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands by the Rev. Murray Mathew