Song Thrush

Turdus philomelos – BRONFRAITH – Breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor

Song Thrush – 2003-07 breeding

Turdus philomelos – BRONFRAITH – Breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 144 178 Breeding probable 215 215 Breeding possible 33 11 No of tetrads occupied 392 (of 478) 404 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 82% 82.4% The song thrush is widespread across the county, but absent from […]

Song Thrush – 1994

Turdus philomelos – BRONFRAITH – Breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 144 Breeding probable 215 Breeding possible 33 No of tetrads occupied 392 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 82% Mathew (1894) noted that the Song Thrush was a common resident which suffered severe mortality in the cold winter of 1880, while Lockley […]

Song Thrush – 1980s winter

Turdus philomelos – BRONFRAITH – Breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor The BTO winter atlas showed that Song Thrushes 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 26 birds seen in a […]

Song Thrush – 1894

Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew