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Goldcrest

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A fairly common but elusive species of woodland and hedgerows.


 

 

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Portland Bird Observatory

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Sites List Distribution Map Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes
Common Name Goldcrest
Scientific Name Regulus regulus
Status Restricted
Interest Level
2
Species Family Other Small Land Birds
Visible
  • 01 - January
  • 02 - February
  • 03 - March
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
  • 11 - November
  • 12 - December
Preferred Environment
  • Woodland - conifer
  • Hedgerows
Look for Tiny bird flitting around in bushes, often conifers
Additional Identification Notes
  • Does visit gardens in winter
  • Check for firecrest
  • Has a thin but attractive undulating song