Fratercula arctica – PAL – Breeding summer visitor
Fratercula arctica – PAL – Breeding summer visitor A Dispersive Migration in the Atlantic Puffin and Its Implications for Migratory Navigation Individual Atlantic puffins ‘scout out’ their own migration routes rather than relying on genetic ‘programming’ or learning routes from a parent, a new study suggests. The evidence comes from research by a team from Oxford […]
Species account from the
‘Atlas of Breeding Birds in Pembrokeshire 2003-07’
Fratercula arctica – PAL – Breeding summer visitor 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 7 Breeding probable Breeding possible 1 No of tetrads occupied 8 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 1.7% The Puffin was formerly much more numerous than it is today. There was an extremely large colony of Puffins on Grassholm in the 1890s, estimates of its size […]
Red = breeding confirmed Yellow = breeding possible More about the Puffin in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Fratercula arctica – Resident. This is the last of the Pembrokeshire birds that is left to us to describe, and, in the summer time, is by far the most numerous on the whole list; we do not believe that we should exaggerate were we to say that the Puffins, in number, are then equal to all the other birds […]