Skylark

Alauda arvensis – EHEDYDDBreeding resident and passage migrant

Skylark – 2003-07 breeding

Alauda arvensis – EHEDYDD – Breeding resident and passage migrant Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 68 41 Breeding probable 317 227 Breeding possible 36 15 No of tetrads occupied 421 (of 478) 283 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 88.1% 57.8% The 1984-88 tetrad survey revealed that the Skylark was one of the […]

Skylark – 1994

Alauda arvensis – EHEDYDD – Breeding resident and passage migrant 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 68 Breeding probable 317 Breeding possible 36 No of tetrads occupied 421 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 88.1% Both Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949) considered the Skylark to be a common resident. Although still widely distributed it is probably less abundant now. […]

Skylark – 1980s winter

Alauda arvensis – EHEDYDD – Breeding resident and passage migrant The BTO winter atlas showed that Skylarks 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 140 birds seen in a day. The […]

Skylark – 1968-72 breeding

Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Skylark in Pembrokeshire

Sky-lark – 1949

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

Skylark – 1894

Alauda arvensis – A common resident; reinforced by migrants in the autumn. Fairly common and distributed throughout the county. Mr. Dix says: “More numerous in the mountains than in the more enclosed parts; certainly not so common as in England, but I think there can be no doubt that we have an increase of numbers in the autumn, […]