Cinclus cinclus – BRONWEN Y DWR – Breeding resident
Cinclus cinclus – BRONWEN Y DWR – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 26 23 Breeding probable 14 15 Breeding possible 29 17 No of tetrads occupied 69 (of 478) 55 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 14.4% 11.2% The Pembrokeshire breeding population was estimated to be 70 – 140 pairs at […]
Cinclus cinclus – BRONWEN Y DWR – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 26 Breeding probable 14 Breeding possible 29 No of tetrads occupied 69 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 14.4% Described as “a common resident to be met by every stream” by Mathew (1894), and as being “fairly well distributed on larger streams in hilly […]
Cinclus cinclus – BRONWEN Y DWR – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Dipper 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 4 birds seen. The map indicates wintering outside […]
Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable More about the Dipper in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
WATER OUZEL, or DIPPER, Cinclus aquaticus A common resident, to be met by every stream. The Dipper is one of the few birds that do not migrate, remaining faithful to his familiar stream throughout the year. Nor does he appear to be put out by the weather, however severe it may be. In one of the coldest days of the very […]