Yellowhammer

Emberiza citrinella – MELYN YR EITHIN – Breeding resident

Yellowhammer – 2003-07 breeding

Emberiza citrinella – MELYN YR EITHIN – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 107 15 Breeding probable 222 142 Breeding possible 54 31 No of tetrads occupied 383 (of 478) 188 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 80.1% 38.4% Historically common and widespread in the county, it was still well-distributed during the […]

Yellowhammer – 1994

Emberiza citrinella – MELYN YR EITHIN – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 107 Breeding probable 222 Breeding possible 54 No of tetrads occupied 383 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 80.1% An extremely common resident according to Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949), the Yellowhammer still breeds throughout Pembrokeshire but is absent from deep woodland, the […]

Yellowhammer – 1980s winter

Emberiza citrinella – MELYN YR EITHIN – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Yellowhammers 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 75 birds seen in a day. […]

Yellowhammer – 1968-72 breeding

Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible Sharrock, J.T.R. (1976) The atlas of breeding birds in Britain and Ireland. T. & A.D. Poyser More about the Yellowhammer in Pembrokeshire

Yellowhammer – 1949

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

Yellowhammer – 1894

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