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Brambling in May

Observed: 5th May 2013 By: Bill HendersonBill Henderson’s reputation in BirdsBill Henderson’s reputation in BirdsBill Henderson’s reputation in BirdsBill Henderson’s reputation in Birds
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Is this unusually late to see bramblings?

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Late

It is a bit late, but it's not especially unusual to see them at the start of May, especially in Scotland where the odd bird stays through the summer and breeding has been known. In addition, many Scandinavian migrants have been very late returning, this year.

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Re Late

Thanks Ian.

I'll post again if it's still around in June :-)

Bill

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