Linnet

Carduelis cannabina – LLINOS – Breeding resident and passage migrant

Linnet – 2003-07 breeding

Linaria cannabina – LLINOS – Breeding resident and passage migrant Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 137 127 Breeding probable 109 205 Breeding possible 98 49 No of tetrads occupied 344 (of 478) 381 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 72% 77.8% The Linnet is a common finch of Pembrokeshire, though in decline elsewhere. […]

Linnet – 1994

Carduelis cannabina – LLINOS – Breeding resident and passage migrant 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 137 Breeding probable 109 Breeding possible 98 No of tetrads occupied 344 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 72% The Linnet was a common resident during the times of both Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949). It is still a widespread breeding species but […]

Linnet – 1980s winter

Carduelis cannabina – LLINOS – Breeding resident and passage migrant The BTO winter atlas showed that Linnets 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 99 birds. Linnets can be difficult to […]

Linnet – 1968-72 breeding

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

Linnet – 1949

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

Linnet – 1894

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