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

Linota cannabina – A common resident. This, one of our favourites among the smaller birds, because of its general cheerfulness and bright little song, is very numerous with us, as might well be expected in a county so abounding in furze. We used to detect a number of nests in all our brakes, and in the autumn and winter […]