Meadow Pipit

Anthus pratensis – CORHEDYDD Y WAUN – Breeding resident and passage migrant

Meadow Pipit – 2003-07 breeding

Anthus pratensis – CORHEDYDD Y WAUN – Breeding resident and passage migrant Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 96 66 Breeding probable 62 95 Breeding possible 56 31 No of tetrads occupied 214 (of 478) 192 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 44.8% 39.2% Meadow Pipits are ground-nesters, in open, rough grassland, heathland and […]

Meadow Pipit – 1994

Anthus pratensis – CORHEDYDD Y WAUN – Breeding resident and passage migrant 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 96 Breeding probable 62 Breeding possible 56 No of tetrads occupied 214 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 44.8% Both Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949) regarded the Meadow Pipit as a common resident. Although still a common species, it is now […]

Meadow Pipit – 1980s winter

Anthus pratensis – CORHEDYDD Y WAUN – Breeding resident and passage migrant The BTO winter atlas showed that Meadow Pipits 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 44 birds. […]

Meadow Pipit – 1949

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

Meadow Pipit – 1894

Anthus pratensis – A common resident. Mr. Dix says: “Breeds on the mountains and bogs. I have seen this bird on the tops of the mountains, where, excepting the Skylark, it is the only bird to be seen; in such places I have often heard it singing, as it stood upon a stone or a bunch of heath. About September, […]