Marsh Tit

Poecile palustris dresseri – Titw’r WernBreeding resident

Marsh Tit – 2003-07 breeding

Poecile palustris dresseri – Titw’r Wern – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 65 39 Breeding probable 61 72 Breeding possible 46 34 No of tetrads occupied 172 (of 478) 145 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 36% 29.6% The Marsh Tit has a glossy black cap and bib and lacks a […]

Marsh Tit – 1994

Poecile palustris dresseri – Titw’r Wern – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 65 Breeding probable 61 Breeding possible 46 No of tetrads occupied 172 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 36% Mathew (1894) described Marsh Tits as common residents which were very numerous around his home at Stone Hall, although it should be borne in mind […]

Marsh Tit – 1980s winter

Poecile palustris dresseri – Titw’r Wern – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Marsh Tits were present in the majority of 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 8 birds. However, it should […]

Marsh Tit – 1894

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