Grey Partridge

Perdix perdixPetrisenArtificially maintained

Grey Partridge – 2003-07 breeding

Perdix perdix – Petrisen – Artificially maintained Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 6 2 Breeding probable 1 Breeding possible 1 3 No of tetrads occupied 8 (of 478) 5 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 1.7% 1% Considered to be fairly common in Pembrokeshire at the end of the 19th century, the grey partridge was […]

Grey Partridge – 1994

Perdix perdix – Petrisen – Artificially maintained 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 6 Breeding probable 1 Breeding possible 1 No of tetrads occupied 8 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 1.7% Mathew (1894) knew the Grey Partridge as a fairly common resident, commonest in the south of the county. The game bag returns for the Stackpole Estate puts […]

Grey Partridge – Historical records

COMMON PARTRIDGE – Perdix perdix perdix Ice Age Bones of Grey Partridge, dating to just before and just after the maximum of the Last Glaciation, 22,000 years ago, have been discovered at two caves in Pembrokeshire: Hoyle’s Mouth and Little Hoyle. Eastham A. (2016) Goosey goosey Gander with Jemima Shelduck in attendance: two Stone Age occupation caves in […]

Grey Partridge – 1894

Species account from the 1894 Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands by the Rev. Murray Mathew