Grey Wagtail

Motacilla cinerea – SIGLEN LWYD – Breeding resident

Grey Wagtail – 2003-07 breeding

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, […]

Grey Wagtail – 1994

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 […]

Grey Wagtail – 1980s winter

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 […]

Grey Wagtail – 1949

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

Grey Wagtail – 1894

Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew