Sparrowhawk

Accipiter nisus – GWALCH GLAS – Breeding resident

Sparrowhawk – 2003-07 breeding

Accipiter nisus – GWALCH GLAS – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 37 23 Breeding probable 36 48 Breeding possible 185 125 No of tetrads occupied 258 (of 478) 196 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 54% 40% There has been a clear decrease (23%) in the total number of tetrads in […]

Sparrowhawk – 1994

Accipiter nisus – GWALCH GLAS – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 37 Breeding probable 36 Breeding possible 185 No of tetrads occupied 258 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 54% The Sparrowhawk has always been a common resident according to both Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949). Landowners waged ineffective war against them, Lloyd noting a gibbet […]

Sparrowhawk – 1980s winter

Accipiter nisus – GWALCH GLAS – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Sparrowhawks were present in most 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 3 birds seen in a day. It is likely […]

Sparrow-Hawk – 1949

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

Sparrowhawk – 1894

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