Grey Heron

Ardea cinerea – CREYR GLAS – Breeding resident.

Grey Heron – 2003-07 breeding

Ardea cinerea – CREYR GLAS – Breeding resident. Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 10 9 Breeding probable excluded from total excluded from total Breeding possible excluded from total excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 10 (of 478) 9 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 2.1% 1.8% Grey herons generally nest in mature trees, […]

Grey Heron – 1994

Ardea cinerea – CREYR GLAS – Breeding resident. 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 10 Breeding probable excluded from total Breeding possible excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 10 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 2.1% Heronry sites have shifted widely during recorded times, that at Slebech Park being the only one that has been consistently occupied since […]

Grey Heron – 1980s winter

Ardea cinerea – CREYR GLAS – Breeding resident. The BTO winter atlas showed that Grey Herons were present in most 10km squares of their known breeding range during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84, being equally at home by fresh and salt waters. The darker the colour, the higher the relative total count for each 10km […]

Grey Heron – 1968-72 breeding

Ardea cinerea Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Grey Heron in Pembrokeshire

Common Heron – 1949

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

Grey Heron – 1894

Ardea cinerea – A common resident. Although there are no large Heronries in the county, there are numerous small breeding stations, and the bird is generally distributed and fairly common. Our fishponds at Stone Hall were constantly visited by Herons that came from Sealyham, where there are a few nests in one of the covers. We have counted seven together of […]