Quail

Coturnix coturnixSofliarSummer visitor, erratic breeder.  Not recorded from January to March, or in November

Quail – 2003-07 breeding

Coturnix coturnix – Sofliar – Summer visitor, erratic breeder.  Not recorded from January to March, or in November Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 1 Breeding probable 7 11 Breeding possible 1 No of tetrads occupied 8 (of 478) 12 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 1.7% 2.5% Small numbers of quail are detected […]

Quail – 1994

Coturnix coturnix – Sofliar – Summer visitor, erratic breeder.  Not recorded from January to March, or in November 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 1 Breeding probable 7 Breeding possible No of tetrads occupied 8 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 1.7% Considerable numbers occurred in Pembrokeshire during the irruption years of 1870, 1882, 1886, 1893 and 1899.  In […]

Quail – 1949

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

Quail – 1894

Coturnix communis – An irregular summer visitor. One or two are noted every season, and in certain years it is numerous. Mr. Tracy writes: “I receive a specimen or two almost every autumn, or during the winter.” The only occurrences which came under our own notice were all of single birds obtained in the winter months. Captain O. T. […]