Linnet (Carduelis cannabina)

STATUS AT LONGHAM LAKES

Common migrant and late summer visitor; scarce in winter.

High numbers include:
40 on 9th October 2004
15 on 18th October 2005
15 on 15th October 2006.
22 on 31st March 2009.
38 on 10th April 2009 (Trevor Thorpe).
20 on 19th October 2009.
17 south on 17th October 2011.

These birds were probably migrants.

Presence (x) or maximum numbers on site:

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2002 x x x x
2003 x x x
2004 x x x x 40 x x
2005 x x x 1 15 x x
2006 x 2 x x x 15
2007 x x x x 2
2008 2 x x
2009 22 38 x 4 x 2 20 x
2010 10 2 4 3 15 11 15 2
2011 21 5 20 2 2 17
2012 4
2013 5 x
2014 40
2015 1

2016: 2 on 28th September and 2 on 27th December.

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