Tyto alba – TYLLUAN WEN – Breeding resident.
Long-distance movements by barn owls to and from Pembrokeshire
A report by Paddy Jenks into the current state of Barn Owls in Pembrokeshire.
Species account from the
‘Atlas of Breeding Birds in Pembrokeshire 2003-07’
Tyto alba – TYLLUAN WEN – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 31 Breeding probable 11 Breeding possible 68 No of tetrads occupied 110 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 23% “A resident far from common” wrote Mathew (1894), an assessment with which Lockley et al. (1949) agreed. Lloyd entered “uncommon in Pembrokeshire” in his diary for 1925, and […]
Tyto alba – TYLLUAN WEN – Breeding resident. The Winter Atlas showed that Barn Owls were recorded in 14 out of 27 of the county’s 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 3 birds recorded […]
Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Barn Owl in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew
Winter distribution map from data collected during the BTO 2007-11 Atlas period.