Raven

Corvus corax – CIGFRAN – Breeding resident

Raven – 2003-07 breeding

Corvus corax – CIGFRAN – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 91 108 Breeding probable 42 36 Breeding possible excluded from total excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 133 (of 478) 144 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 27.8% 29.4% Inland breeding tetrads 57 (42.9% of breeding tetrads) 70 (48.6% of […]

Raven – 1994

Corvus corax – CIGFRAN – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 91 Breeding probable 42 Breeding possible excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 133 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 27.8% Inland breeding tetrads 57 (42.9% of breeding tetrads) Ravens have increased in Pembrokeshire since the time of Mathew (1894), who thought that 20 pairs nested. […]

Raven – 1980s winter

Corvus corax – CIGFRAN – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Ravens 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 74 birds seen in a day. The largest roost recorded […]

Raven – 1949

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

Raven – 1894

Corvus corax – Resident. The Raven is still in sufficient numbers to justify our considering it as one of the characteristic birds of the county. We scarcely ever visited any part of the coast without beholding a Raven, or a pair of Ravens, and often have we seen them flying overhead far inland. The Rev. C. M. Phelps thought that […]