Milvus milvus – BARCUD COCH – Scarce visitor
Milvus milvus – BARCUD COCH – Scarce visitor Fieldwork 2003-07 (based on 490 tetrads) Red = breeding confirmed, Orange = breeding probable, Yellow = breeding possible Tetrads in which registered = 43 (8.8%) Red Kites became extinct as a breeding species in Pembrokeshire in the latter half of the 19th century following intense persecution. They […]
Milvus milvus – BARCUD COCH – Scarce visitor Once a common resident but by Mathew’s (1894) time had become a rare occasional visitor. Lockley et al. (1949) added one record, a bird on the north side of Preseli Top on 17 April 1947. It occurs more frequently now, one or more being seen most years, usually appearing […]
Milvus milvus – BARCUD COCH – Scarce visitor A single Red Kite was recorded during the BTO winter atlas during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. More about the Red Kite in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Species account from The 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathews