Columba palumbus – YSGUTHAN – Breeding resident

Woodpigeon – 1994

Columba palumbus – YSGUTHAN – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 174 Breeding probable 170 Breeding possible 75 No of tetrads occupied 419 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 87.7% Mathew (1984) and Lockley et al. (1949) considered the Woodpigeon to be a common resident, most numerous in the wooded north of the county. Today they breed throughout Pembrokeshire […]

Woodpigeon – 1980s winter

Columba palumbus – YSGUTHAN – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Woodpigeons 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 246 birds seen in a day.  More about […]

Woodpigeon – 1949

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

Woodpigeon – 1894

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