Twite – records

Carduelis flavirostrisLlinos y MynyddScarce visitor

Earlier records are summarised in Twite 1994

1995 – One Skokholm 28 Oct

1996 – Singles Skokholm 6 Oct and Fowborough 16 Nov

1999 – 18 St David’s Hd 10 Dec (BD), the largest group recorded since 19 at the Gann 28 Dec 1981

2000 – Singles Skokholm 3 May (GT) and Ramsey 9 June (RH).

2001 – One Skomer 11 Nov (JGB)

2012 – The only record was of a single on Skomer on 7 Nov (DB).

Records extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports, which may contain more detail than shown here.

More about the Twite in Pembrokeshire

Twite – 1994

Carduelis flavirostrisLlinos y MynyddScarce visitor

The first recorded Twite in Pembrokeshire was at Haverfordwest in December 1925, followed by another at Skokholm on 8 April 1933 (Lockley et al. 1949).

Up to seven at a time have since been recorded at Caldey, Dale Airfield, Goodwick Moor, Martin’s Haven, Ramsey, St Davids, the Smalls, Skokholm, Skomer and Strumble Head, with an exceptional flock of 19 seen at the Gann on 28 December 1981 at the beginning of a cold spell. Although recorded in all months, the majority were between September and December.

Donovan J.W. & Rees G.H, 1994, Birds of Pembrokeshire

More about the Twite in Pembrokeshire

Twite

Carduelis flavirostrisLlinos y MynyddScarce visitor

Twite – records

Twite records extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports since 1995.

Twite – 1994

Carduelis flavirostris – Llinos y Mynydd – Scarce visitor The first recorded Twite in Pembrokeshire was at Haverfordwest in December 1925, followed by another at Skokholm on 8 April 1933 (Lockley et al. 1949). Up to seven at a time have since been recorded at Caldey, Dale Airfield, Goodwick Moor, Martin’s Haven, Ramsey, St Davids, the Smalls, […]

Twite – 1980s winter

Carduelis flavirostris – Llinos y Mynydd – Scarce visitor A flock of 19 at the Gann in December 1981 was the only Pembrokeshire registration for the BTO winter atlas during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. More about the Twite in Pembrokeshire

Twite – 1949

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