Wheatear

Oenanthe oenanthe – TINWEN Y GARN – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in February and December

Wheatear – first and last dates

Oenanthe oenanthe – TINWEN Y GARN – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in February and December Earlier records are summarised in Wheatear 1994 Year First arrival Last to leave 1993 9 March 3 November 1994 1 March 21 October 1995 11 March 20 October 1996 9 March 17 November 1997 9 March […]

Wheatear – 2003-07 breeding

Oenanthe oenanthe – TINWEN Y GARN – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in February and December Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 42 36 Breeding probable 19 19 Breeding possible 24 31 No of tetrads occupied 85 (of 478) 86 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 17.8% 17.6% It was estimated […]

Wheatear – 1994

Oenanthe oenanthe – TINWEN Y GARN – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded in February and December 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 42 Breeding probable 19 Breeding possible 24 No of tetrads occupied 85 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 17.8% Mathew (1894) and Lockley¬†et al. (1949)¬†regarded the Wheatear as a common breeder on the islands, […]

Wheatear – 1968-72 breeding

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

Wheatear – 1949

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

Wheatear – 1894

Saxicola oenanthe – A summer visitor. Common all round the coast, and very numerous on the Precelly Hills. On their arrival in the spring we used to see Wheatears for a few days about our fields at Stone Hall, but they soon moved on towards the hills. Mr. Dix writes: “I was agreeably surprised to find this bird breeding about […]