Loxia curvirostra – GYLFIN GROES – Erratic visitor, has bred
A monthly summary of sightings since 1990, according to records in the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports.
Loxia curvirostra – GYLFIN GROES – Erratic visitor, has bred Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 0 0 Breeding probable 0 1 Breeding possible 0 3 No of tetrads occupied 0 (of 478) 4 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 0% 0.6% No Common Crossbills were found during the 1984-88 survey. They were recorded […]
Loxia curvirostra – GYLFIN GROES – Erratic visitor, has bred Mathew (1894) gives two records, at Angle in 1858 and at Stackpole in 1868. Lockley et al. (1949) added one at Skokholm on 5 July 1929. Single Common Crossbills and groups of up to 18 have been recorded in 24 years since, most since 1950. They occur […]
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Loxia curvirostra An irregular visitor, at all seasons of the year. The absence of apple orchards in Pembrokeshire may partly account for the infrequency of the appearance of the Common Crossbill in the county. We know of only two records of its occurrence. Mr. Tracy met with a single specimen, one sent to him about 1858 from Angle, a […]