Whinchat

Saxicola rubetra – CREC YR EITHIN – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from December to February

Whinchat – 2012 research

Saxicola rubetra – CREC YR EITHIN – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from December to February The Whinchat Saxicola rubetra is a migrant breeding species favouring open country such as heathland, moorland, bogs, marshes and light scrub. The latest atlas of breeding birds in Pembrokeshire 2003-07 (Rees et al 2009) found that their distribution had been […]

Whinchat – 2003-07 breeding

Saxicola rubetra – CREC YR EITHIN – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from December to February Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 23 7 Breeding probable 17 2 Breeding possible 2 3 No of tetrads occupied 42 (of 478) 12 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 8.8% 2.5% Fifty pairs were found during […]

Whinchat – 1994

Saxicola rubetra – CREC YR EITHIN – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded¬†from¬†December to February 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 23 Breeding probable 17 Breeding possible 2 No of tetrads occupied 42 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 8.8% The Whinchat was regarded as a scarce summer resident by Lockley et al. (1949), and Saunders (1976) added that […]

Whinchat – 1949

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

Whinchat – 1894

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