Tyto alba alba – TYLLUAN WEN
“A resident far from common . . . in cliffs both inland and on the coast”. Thus Mathew, and this is true to-day.
A pair recorded as nesting in a little cave on the Mewstone, Skomer, among the seabirds. Has nested also St Margaret’s and Caldey. Visits the islands in winter. Often caught in rabbit-traps.