Siskin

Carduelis spinus – PILA GWYRDD – Breeding resident, winter visitor and passage migrant

Siskin – 2003-07 breeding

Spinus spinus – PILA GWYRDD – Breeding resident, winter visitorĀ and passage migrant Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 1 6 Breeding probable 39 Breeding possible 2 26 No of tetrads occupied 3 (of 478) 71 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 0.6% 14.5% The Siskin is a small yellowish green finch which has a […]

Siskin – 1994

Carduelis spinus – PILA GWYRDD – Breeding resident, winter visitorĀ and passage migrant 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 1 Breeding probable Breeding possible 2 No of tetrads occupied 3 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 0.6% Mathew (1894) had just one record, a flock of 20 seen at Stone Hall in December 1866, but Lockley et al. (1949) considered that the […]

Siskin – 1980s winter

Carduelis spinus – PILA GWYRDD – Breeding resident, winter visitor and passage migrant The BTO winter atlas showed that Siskins were present in six 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darkest blue colour in a 10km square represents 19-50 birds seen in a day, in Pembrokeshire up to 32 birds. More about […]

Siskin – 1949

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

Siskin – 1894

Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew