Willow Tit

Parus montana – TITWR HELYG – Breeding resident

Willow Tit – 2003-07 breeding

Poecile montana – TITWR HELYG – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 40 8 Breeding probable 30 29 Breeding possible 36 13 No of tetrads occupied 106 (of 478) 50 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 22.2% 10.2% The Willow Tit has a black cap and bib like the Marsh Tit but […]

Willow Tit – 1994

Parus montana – TITWR HELYG – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 40 Breeding probable 30 Breeding possible 36 No of tetrads occupied 106 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 22.2% The Willow Tit was not separated from the Marsh Tit until 1897 so it was unknown to Mathew (1894). W.M. Congreve found a nest near Haverfordwest […]

Willow Tit – 1980s winter

Parus montana – TITWR HELYG – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Willow Tits were present in the majority of 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 6 birds seen in a day. […]

Willow Tit – 1949

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