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

Alauda arvensis arvensis Common resident, nesting on all the principal islands, but not Grassholm.  Abundant in winter in large flocks. R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The West Wales Field Society More about the Skylark in Pembrokeshire

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, […]

Skylark

Alauda arvensis – EHEDYDD – Breeding resident and passage migrant