Pica pica – PIODEN – Breeding resident
Pica pica – PIODEN – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 368 305 Breeding probable 26 81 Breeding possible 53 59 No of tetrads occupied 447 (of 478) 445 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 93.5% 90.8% A familiar bird to most people, the magpie can be encountered throughout the county and […]
Pica pica – PIODEN – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 368 Breeding probable 26 Breeding possible 53 No of tetrads occupied 447 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 93.5% The Magpie was a numerous resident according to both Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949). They were once persecuted in Pembrokeshire. Some idea of the scale can be […]
Pica pica – PIODEN – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Magpies 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 44 birds. Communal roosts were included in the plot. More […]
Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable More about the Magpie in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew