Erithacus rubecula – ROBIN GOCH – Breeding resident
Erithacus rubecula – ROBIN GOCH – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 295 284 Breeding probable 123 155 Breeding possible 16 8 No of tetrads occupied 434 (of 478) 447 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 90.8% 91.2% Voted national bird of Britain, depicted on Christmas cards, and being conspicuous in gardens, […]
Erithacus rubecula – ROBIN GOCH – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 295 Breeding probable 123 Breeding possible 16 No of tetrads occupied 434 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 90.8% Mathew (1894) knew this bird as the Redbreast, and described it as a common resident, a view echoed by Lockley et al. (1949). Today the Robin is a […]
Erithacus rubecula – ROBIN GOCH – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Robins 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 36 birds. However, it should be noted that the […]
Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Robin in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
REDBREAST, Erithacus rubecula – A common resident. During the extreme cold in the winter of 1880 Robins and many other small birds, such as Hedge-sparrows, Wrens, Chaffinches, Blue and Great Tits, flocked into our house for warmth and shelter. We had at least half-a-dozen Robins distributed between the hall, kitchen, and dining-room. The little visitors became quite tame, hopping fearlessly about on […]