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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Brambling

Bird Sightings : Brambling

Brambling

Fringilla montifringilla

Gaelic: Breacan-caorainn

Photograph © Grahame Thompson
Aiginish - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
October, 2004

Grahame is one of two British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) ringers on the Isle of Lewis, he does the East side. His usual areas are the Castle Grounds and Aiginish, plus a whole heap of other sites depending on time of year and species!

 

Our Brambling photographs

Brambling
Brambling
Brambling
Brambling

 

  • Brambling
  • Fringilla montifringilla
  • Gaelic: Breacan-caorainn
  • WI: Scarce (very small numbers each year) passage and winter visitor

 

Brambling records in the Western Isles

Scarce (very small numbers each year) passage and winter visitor
(Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report)


The chart below shows how abundant the Brambling is during a month or when you are more likely to see it.

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

     

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

Other local bird photographs

Sources of information for the bird sightings section


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