Hawfinch

Coccothraustes coccothraustes – GYLFINBRAFF – Rare visitor. Not recorded in February and March

Hawfinch – records

Coccothraustes coccothraustes – GYLFINBRAFF – rare visitor. Not recorded in February and March Photo above (c) Richard Brown – one of four hawfinches on Skokholm in 2017. This doubled the number of hawfinches that had ever been recorded on the island. Earlier records summarised in Hawfinch 1994 1993 – one in an Eglwyswrw garden 12 […]

Hawfinch – 1994

Coccothraustes coccothraustes – GYLFINBRAFF – Rare visitor. Not recorded in February and March Mathew (1894) gave records of a pair at Leweston (undated), one at Llanstinian in the spring of 1854 and one at Slebech on 13 September 1889. Lockley et al. (1949) added one at Ramsey on 9 November 1896 and two shot at […]

Hawfinch – 1949

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

Hawfinch – 1894

Coccothraustes vulgaris A very rare winter visitor. In Mr. H. Mathias’ list. We saw a pair in the collection of the late Mr. Fortune, at Leweston, that he had shot near his residence. Sir Hugh Owen obtained one at Llanstinan in the spring of 1S54. A Sparrow-hawk, shot by the late Baron de Rutzen, at Slebech, September 13th, […]