Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula – CWTIAD TORCHOG – Passage migrant, scarce breeder.

Ringed Plover – 2003-07 breeding

Charadrius hiaticula – CWTIAD TORCHOG – Passage migrant, scarce breeder. Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 1 Breeding probable Breeding possible 3 1 No of tetrads occupied 3 (of 478) 2 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 0.6% 0.4% Within Pembrokeshire, the status of Ringed Plovers and their distribution has remained pretty well unchanged […]

Ringed plover – 1994

Charadrius hiaticula – CWTIAD TORCHOG – Passage migrant, formerly bred 1984-88 Breeding confirmed Breeding probable Breeding possible 3 No of tetrads occupied 3 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 0.6% The Ringed Plover nested at many places on the coast according to Mathew (1894), and was still a widespread breeder in the time of Lockley et […]

Ringed plover – 1980s winter

Charadrius hiaticula – CWTIAD TORCHOG – Passage migrant, formerly bred The BTO winter atlas showed that Ringed Plovers were present in some coastal and all estuarine 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 19-60 birds. The […]

Ringed Plover – 1894

Aegialitis hiaticula A common resident on the coast; large flocks arrive in the autumn. This pretty bird nests commonly at many places on the coast. Mr. Tracy gives the following interesting particulars of a nest: “A pair of these birds nested on a rabbit warren on a high exposed piece of ground (we think we know this spot at Stackpole). […]