Stock Dove

Columba oenas – COLOMEN WYLLT – Breeding resident

Stock Dove – 2003-07 breeding

Columba oenas – COLOMEN WYLLT – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 25 11 Breeding probable 45 49 Breeding possible 87 38 No of tetrads occupied 157 (of 478) 98 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 32.9% 20% The Stock Dove population of the UK was considered to be stable in the […]

Stock Dove – 1994

Columba oenas – COLOMEN WYLLT – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 25 Breeding probable 45 Breeding possible 87 No of tetrads occupied 157 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 32.9% Mathew (1894) mentioned Stock Doves breeding about the coast and at Picton Park, and also noted their absence around his home at Stone Hall. Lockley et al. […]

Stock Dove – 1980s winter

Columba oenas – COLOMEN WYLLT – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Stock Doves 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 60 birds seen in a day. Winter distribution […]

Stock Dove – 1949

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

Stock Dove – 1894

Columba palumbus (sic) – Resident; chiefly to be found upon the coast. We were informed by Mr. Moore, the head-keeper at Picton Castle, that a few pairs of Stock-doves nested in some hollow trees in the park, and we believe we saw some of the birds one day when we were crossing the park in Ins company. We learn […]