Little Owl

Athene noctua – TYLLUAN FACH – Breeding resident

Little Owl – 2003-07 breeding

Athene noctua – TYLLUAN FACH – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 7 1 Breeding probable 7 2 Breeding possible 17 3 No of tetrads occupied 31 (of 478) 6 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 6.5% 1.2% Little Owls are found in open lowland country; they often perch in quite prominent […]

Little Owl – 1994

Athene noctua – TYLLUAN FACH – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 7 Breeding probable 7 Breeding possible 17 No of tetrads occupied 31 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 6.5% The first Little Owl in Pembrokeshire was noted at Solva in 1920, and later the same year they were found breeding at several sites (Lloyd’s diary, […]

Little Owl – 1980s winter

Athene noctua – TYLLUAN FACH – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that single Little Owls were noted in five Pembrokeshire 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. More about the Little Owl in Pembrokeshire

Little Owl – 1949

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

Little Owl – early records

Athene noctua – TYLLUAN FACH – Breeding resident 1920 – One caught in a rabbit trap, Newgale Farm, 12 March (3 others between then and 1923). H.W.Evans 1920 – One killed, Solva, H W Evans collction, and recorded in BB of that year as the 1st for Pembs (per B.Lloyd). Lloyd goes on to record: […]