Green Woodpecker

Picus viridis – CNOCELL WERDD – former breeder

Green Woodpecker – 2016

Picus viridis – CNOCELL WERDD – No longer a breeding bird, only rare sightings. Source: Pembrokeshire Bird List (2016) edited by Mike Young-Powell on behalf of the Pembrokeshire Bird Group. More about the Green Woodpecker in Pembrokeshire

Green Woodpecker – 2003-07 breeding

Picus viridis – CNOCELL WERDD – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 35 3 Breeding probable 65 20 Breeding possible 39 9 No of tetrads occupied 139 (of 478) 32 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 29.1% 6.5% During the 20 year period between 1984-88 and 2003-07 there has been a quite […]

Green Woodpecker – 1994

Picus viridis – CNOCELL WERDD – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 35 Breeding probable 65 Breeding possible 39 No of tetrads occupied 139 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 29.1% Mathew (1894) regarded the Green Woodpecker as a common resident. Lockley et al. (1949) noted a considerable decrease following and probably caused by the severe winter of 1947. […]

Green Woodpecker – 1980s winter

Picus viridis – CNOCELL WERDD – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Green Woodpeckers were present in most 10km squares of their known breeding range 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 3 birds seen […]

Green Woodpecker – 1894

Gecinus viridis – A common resident. This is the only common Woodpecker in the county, and has been seen by us in all parts of it where there are trees. It is very common at Stone Hall, where we always had a nest close to the house, and where the cry of the bird was so incessantly heard throughout […]