Blue Tit

Parus ceruleus – TITW TOMAS LAS – Breeding resident

Blue Tit – 2003-07

Parus ceruleus – TITW TOMAS LAS – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 302 311 Breeding probable 54 95 Breeding possible 52 23 No of tetrads occupied 408 (of 478) 429 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 85.4% 87.6% It was estimated that 24,000 pairs were nesting in Pembrokeshire at the end […]

Blue Tit – 1994

Parus ceruleus – TITW TOMAS LAS – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 302 Breeding probable 54 Breeding possible 52 No of tetrads occupied 408 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 85.4% Blue Tits have been common since Mathew’s (1894) time. They breed in a variety of habitats, including urban areas where they utilise holes in masonry […]

Blue Tit – 1980s winter

Parus ceruleus – TITW TOMAS LAS – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Blue Tits 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 70 birds.   However, it should be noted […]

Blue Tit – 1894

Parus caruleus A common resident, to be seen in our shrubberies every day in the year. In severe weather these little birds seek shelter, coming boldly into our house or into the greenhouses. In the latter they did good service in hunting out spiders and aphides. Mathew M.A. 1894, Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands More about the Blue […]