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

Garrulus glandarius – Resident; not common. In a county with so few woods as Pembrokeshire this bird of the coppice would naturally be somewhat scarce, and in the woods where he occurs he is, unfortunately, the object of constant persecution at the hand of keepers. We had plenty of Jays around us at Stone Hall, and derived constant amusement from […]