Corvus monedula – JAC Y DO – Breeding resident
Records of birds showing characteristics of the Nordic race of Jackdow Corvus monedula monedula
Corvus monedula – JAC Y DO – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 356 361 Breeding probable 23 18 Breeding possible 70 58 No of tetrads occupied 449 (of 478) 437 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 93.9% 89.2% At the close of the survey of 1984-88 it was realized that the […]
Corvus monedula – JAC Y DO – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 356 Breeding probable 23 Breeding possible 70 No of tetrads occupied 449 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 93.9% A common resident according to Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al (1949), the Jackdaw is probably the most versatile of Pembrokeshire’s birds, for it has learnt to […]
Corvus monedula – JAC Y DO – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Jackdaws 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 400 birds. The map plot reflects winter flocking […]
Red = breeding confirmed More about the Jackdaw in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Corvus monedula – A common resident. Very abundant on the cliffs, about all old buildings, such as the ruins of the Bishop’s Palace at St. David’s, Pembroke Castle, &c, about isolated dwellings in the wilder part of the county, where the birds fill up all the chimneys with their nests, and in doing this were a great plague to […]