Cuculus canorus – COG – Breeding summer visitor.
Annual first and last dates for this summer visitor, extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports since 1993.
Cuculus canorus – COG – Breeding summer visitor. Not recorded in January, February, October and November Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 10 1 Breeding probable 157 69 Breeding possible 44 10 No of tetrads occupied 211 (of 478) 80 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 44.1% 16.3% Cuckoos were found in only 80 […]
Cuculus canorus – COG – Breeding summer visitor. Not recorded in January, February, October and November 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 10 Breeding probable 157 Breeding possible 44 No of tetrads occupied 211 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 44.1% Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949) agreed that the Cuckoo was a common visitor, although Lockley (1957) wrote that […]
Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Cuckoo in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Cuculus canorus – A common summer visitor. The Cuckoo appears to delight in the mountain parts of the county. We used to look out for its first appearance at Stone Hall, in the last week of April, and the 20th of that month is the earliest date on which we first welcomed its familiar cry. We heard a Cuckoo one […]