Starling

Sturnus vulgaris – DRUDWEN – Breeding resident, winter visitor and passage migrant

Starling – 2003-07 breeding

Sturnus vulgaris – DRUDWEN – Breeding resident, winter visitor and passage migrant Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 155 42 Breeding probable 32 16 Breeding possible excluded from total excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 187 (of 478) 58 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 39.1% 11.8% The Starling has been declining in […]

Starling – 1994

Sturnus vulgaris – DRUDWEN – Breeding resident, winter visitor and passage migrant 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 155 Breeding probable 32 Breeding possible excluded from total No of tetrads occupied 187 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 39.1% Breeding Very few Starlings bred in Pembrokeshire prior to 1880 but they have slowly increased since. Mathew (1894) noted that […]

Starling – 1980s winter

Sturnus vulgaris – DRUDWEN – Breeding resident, winter visitor and passage migrant The BTO winter atlas showed that Starlings 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 2,061 birds seen in a […]

Starling – 1968-72 breeding

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

Starling – 1949

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

Starling – 1894

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