Mistle Thrush

Turdus viscivorus – BRYCH Y COED – Breeding resident

Mistle Thrush – 2003-07 breeding

Turdus viscivorus – BRYCH Y COED – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 89 131 Breeding probable 68 118 Breeding possible 57 27 No of tetrads occupied 214 (of 478) 276 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 44.8% 56.3% The 1984-88 survey found Mistle Thrushes to be more numerous in the south […]

Mistle Thrush – 1994

Turdus viscivorus – BRYCH Y COED – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 89 Breeding probable 68 Breeding possible 57 No of tetrads occupied 214 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 44.8% Both Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949) regarded the Mistle Thrush as a common resident. The Breeding Birds Survey of 1984-1988 found Mistle Thrushes to be […]

Mistle Thrush – 1980s winter

Turdus viscivorus – BRYCH Y COED – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Mistle Thrushes 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 15 birds seen in a […]

Mistle Thrush – 1894

Turdus viscivorus Although not so numerous as it has become of late years in some English counties, this fine Thrush is fairly common as a resident throughout Pembrokeshire. There were always several nests in our grounds at Stone Hall, the birds frequently selecting some tree close to one of the paths, from which they would angrily scold the passer […]