Kittiwake

Rissa tridactyla – GWYLAN GOESDDU – Breeding resident and passage migrant

Kittiwake – 2003-07 breeding

Rissa tridactyla – GWYLAN GOESDDU – Breeding resident and passage migrant Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 7 6 Breeding probable Breeding possible excluded from total excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 7 (of 478) 6 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 1.5% 1.2% Kittiwakes nest in dense colonies on ledges of vertical […]

Kittiwake – 1994

Rissa tridactyla – GWYLAN GOESDDU – Breeding resident and passage migrant 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 7 Breeding probable Breeding possible excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 7 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 1.5% There has been little change in Kittiwake breeding distribution in Pembrokeshire since Mathew’s (1894) time; he described it as an abundant resident […]

Kittiwake – 1980s winter

Rissa tridactyla – GWYLAN GOESDDU – Breeding resident and passage migrant The BTO winter atlas showed that Kittiwakes were present in six coastal and one estuarine 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 43 birds, […]

Kittiwake – 1949

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

Kittiwake – 1894

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