Sitta europaea – DELOR Y CNAU – Breeding resident
Sitta europaea – DELOR Y CNAU – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 65 84 Breeding probable 87 109 Breeding possible 47 21 No of tetrads occupied 199 (of 478) 214 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 41.6% 43.7% The Nuthatch is a sedentary bird, so it is likely that all summer […]
Sitta europaea – DELOR Y CNAU – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 65 Breeding probable 87 Breeding possible 47 No of tetrads occupied 199 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 41.6% Formerly rare in Pembrokeshire, Mathew (1894) knew of only one occurrence, a bird shot at Slebech in September 1893. However, Tracy, a contemporary bird-stuffer, considered […]
Sitta europaea – DELOR Y CNAU – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Nuthatches 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 4-7 birds. However, it should be noted that […]
Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Nuthatch in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Citta caesia Very rare in Pembrokeshire, where we never once saw it, and are doubtful if it can be classed among the resident birds. In his many years’ experience Mr. H. Mathias has never met with it. Mr. Dix omits it in his list. We think, therefore, Mr. Tracy was mistaken when he wrote that it was “tolerably common.” The […]