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

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