Columba livia – COLOMEN Y GRAIG / COLOMEN DDOF – Feral Breeding resident
Species account from the
‘Atlas of Breeding Birds in Pembrokeshire 2003-07’
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 […]
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, […]
Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Feral Pigeon in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Columba livia – Resident. Mr. Tracy, writing fifty years ago, stated that a few pairs then nested in the cliffs on the coast. But we must state that we have never seen a Pembrokeshire specimen of this species, and some eggs sent to us from St. David’s were evidently too large for those of the Rock-dove. However, from […]