Swallow

Hirundo rustica – GWENNOL – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant

Swallow – first and last dates

Hirundo rustica – GWENNOL – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant ‘Winter’ records are observations between December and March, usually at least a month after the last migration records. However, in some years this distinction is not made in the the bird reports. Year First Last Winter records 1981 17 March 31 October 2 December […]

Swallow – 2003-07 breeding

Hirundo rustica – GWENNOL – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 294 338 Breeding probable 70 74 Breeding possible 62 22 No of tetrads occupied 426 (of 478) 434 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 89.1% 88.6% Swallows are highly dependent on the availability of suitable buildings for […]

Swallow – 1994

Hirundo rustica – GWENNOL – Breeding summer visitor and passage migrant 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 294 Breeding probable 70 Breeding possible 62 No of tetrads occupied 426 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 89.1% A common summer visitor to Mathew (1894), arriving in April and departing by early October. Lockley et al. (1949) agreed that the Swallow was a […]

Swallow – 1968-72 breeding

Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Swallow in Pembrokeshire

Swallow – 1949

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

Swallow – 1894

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