Corvus corone – BRAN DYDDYN – Breeding resident.
Corvus corone – BRAN DYDDYN – Breeding resident. Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 390 354 Breeding probable 22 51 Breeding possible 47 48 No of tetrads occupied 459 (of 478) 453 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 96% 92.4% The all black appearance of the Carrion Crow means it is easily confused with […]
Corvus corone – BRAN DYDDYN – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 390 Breeding probable 22 Breeding possible 47 No of tetrads occupied 459 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 96% Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949) agreed that the Carrion Crow was a common resident. They were formerly persecuted throughout Pembrokeshire: 134 were killed on the Cawdor […]
Corvus corone – BRAN DYDDYN – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Carrion Crows were present in all 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 130 birds. However, it should be noted that […]
Red = breeding confirmed Yellow = breeding possible More about the Carrion Crow in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Corvus corone – A common resident. In the “mountain” parts of the county this destructive and mischievous bird is so numerous as to be quite a pest. He is always thieving, and on the watch for newly dropped lambs, young rabbits, wounded game, eggs of all kinds, chickens, &c. Great used to be our indignation at finding throughout the spring […]