Linnet - Carduelis cannabina
Another farmland species which is of conservation concern that breeds on the farm. The breeding surveys have revealed the presence of 6 - 11 territories, with the peak in 2011. Winter flocks typically number around 30-40, with increases noted from late February onwards and a peak of 200+ recorded at Bogg Hall on 11th April 2012.
Photo courtesy of Chris Bradshaw.