Blue Tit

Parus ceruleus – TITW TOMAS LAS – Breeding resident

Blue Tit – 2003-07

Cyanistes 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

Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew