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

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

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, […]