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 […]