Motacilla cinerea – SIGLEN LWYD – Breeding resident
Motacilla cinerea – SIGLEN LWYD – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 40 58 Breeding probable 21 24 Breeding possible 52 32 No of tetrads occupied 113 (of 478) 114 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 23.6% 23.3% During the 1984-88 tetrad survey, Grey Wagtails were found to be widespread in Pembrokeshire, […]
Motacilla cinerea – SIGLEN LWYD – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 40 Breeding probable 21 Breeding possible 52 No of tetrads occupied 113 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 23.6% A common resident to Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al (1949). Today Grey Wagtails breed along all of the major, and many of the minor, brooks and rivers in […]
Motacilla cinerea – SIGLEN LWYD – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Grey Wagtails 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 4 birds. The map plot shows a slightly […]
Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Grey Wagtail in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Motacilla melanope A common resident; equally abundant throughout the year. We agree with Mr. Dix in considering this beautiful species, “the Common Wagtail” of Pembrokeshire, breeding by every little stream. We have found the nest within a few feet of our hall door at Stone Hall. Mathew M.A. 1894, Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands More about Grey Wagtails […]