Feral Pigeon

Columba livia – COLOMEN Y GRAIG / COLOMEN DDOF – Feral Breeding resident

Feral Pigeon – 1994

Columba livia – COLOMEN Y GRAIG / COLOMEN DDOF – Feral Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 60 Breeding probable 17 Breeding possible 66 No of tetrads occupied 143 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 29.9% Mathew (1894) noted Rock Doves at Ramsey, Elegug Stacks and Huntsman’s Leap but by 1949 Lockley et al. thought that they were “perhaps […]

Feral Pigeon – 1980s winter

Columba livia – COLOMEN Y GRAIG / COLOMEN DDOF – Feral Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Feral Pigeons 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 115 birds. However, […]

Rock-Dove – 1949

Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.

Rock Dove – 1894

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