Streptopelia turtur – Turtur – Passage migrant, has bred. Not recorded from December to March
Earliest and latest sightings of this passage migrant, since 1993, extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports
Streptopelia turtur – Turtur – Passage migrant, has bred. In Britain (and elsewhere across its range) the Turtle Dove has undergone a severe decline since the late 1970s. As a nesting species, it was last noted as probably breeding in Pembrokeshire in the BTO 1968-72 Atlas. In Wales as a whole, there were occasional breeding […]
Streptopelia turtur – Turtur – Passage migrant, has bred. Not recorded from December to March Mathew (1894) recorded Turtle Doves breeding at Orielton, and Congreve suggested that eggs had been taken from Pembrokeshire, according to Lockley et al. (1949). It is now a regular passage migrant in small numbers, arriving from 15 April but mostly in […]
Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Turtle Dove in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Turtur communis – A summer visitor; scarce. A few pairs nest in the south of the county. In driving about the northern districts we have occasionally noted a single Turtle Dove in May and June. We saw one at Solva, towards the end of May, 1887, and another near St. David’s, and one was shot at Stone Hall as late […]