Brambling

Fringilla montifringilla – PINC Y MYNYDD – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from May to August

Brambling – 1994

Fringilla montifringilla – PINC Y MYNYDD – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from May to August Mathew (1894) considered the Brambling a rare and irregular visitor, whereas Lockley et al. (1949) considered it regular. Today they pass through Pembrokeshire in small numbers most autumns between 3 October and 28 November, though one was at Skokholm […]

Brambling – 1980s winter

Fringilla montifringilla – PINC Y MYNYDD – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from May to August The BTO winter atlas showed that Bramblings were present in few 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 […]

Brambling – 1949

Fringilla montifringilla Regular winter visitor to the whole coast with Chaffinches from October onwards, and can usually be found among the large flocks of finches about farm yards and stacks.  Occasional Skokholm and Skomer.  Described by Mathew as a rare and irregular winter visitor.  Seldom recorded before 1930. R.M.Lockley, G.C.S.Ingram, H.M.Salmon, 1949, The Birds of Pembrokeshire, The […]

Brambling – 1894

Fringilla montifringilla – A winter visitor; rare and irregular. We had so many beech trees in our grounds, the mast of which is a favourite food with this species, that every winter we were on the watch for it, confidently expecting its appearance. But we never once saw it, and it seems to be a rare bird in Pembrokeshire— at least, […]

Brambling

Fringilla montifringilla – PINC Y MYNYDD – Winter visitor and passage migrant. Not recorded from May to August