Lapwing

Vanellus vanellus – CORNCHWIGLEN – Breeding resident and winter visitor

Lapwing – WeBS 2020-21

The latest figures from the Wetland Bird Survey in Pembrokeshire – totals from all count sites.

Lapwing – 2003-07 breeding

Vanellus vanellus – CORNCHWIGLEN – Breeding resident and winter visitor Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 11 3 Breeding probable 7 0 Breeding possible 10 1 No of tetrads occupied 28 (of 478) 4 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 5.9% 0.8% In winter they can appear in flocks of several hundred to a […]

Lapwing – 1994

Vanellus vanellus – CORNCHWIGLEN – Breeding resident and winter visitor 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 11 Breeding probable 7 Breeding possible 10 No of tetrads occupied 28 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 5.9% “Resident, one of our commonest birds, nesting in most districts of the county” wrote Mathew in 1894. “Common in suitable moors and wet grounds, […]

Lapwing – 1980s winter

Vanellus vanellus – CORNCHWIGLEN – Breeding resident and winter visitor The BTO winter atlas showed that Lapwings 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 1,500 birds. More about Lapwing in Pembrokeshire

Lapwing – 1968-72 breeding

Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Lapwing in Pembrokeshire

Lapwing – 1949

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

Lapwing – 1894

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