Tag: Twite

Migration patterns of two populations of Twite Carduelis flavirostris in Britain

Twite (Carduelis flavirostris) Science Article 1 abstract Following a recent large decline in range and numbers, the Twite Carduelis flavirostris is a red-listed bird of conservation concern. An understanding of the species’ movements between wintering and breeding areas is essential to underpin effective conservation. The migration patterns of two populations of Twite were examined: those […]

Natal philopatry and local movement patterns of Twite Carduelis flavirostris

Twite (Carduelis flavirostris) Science Article 2 abstract The Twite Carduelis flavirostris is classified as a red-listed bird of conservation concern in the United Kingdom. Successful conservation initiatives will depend on an understanding of local movement patterns and natal philopatry as these will be important in determining how likely the species is to colonise new nesting […]

Twite (Carduelis flavirostris)

Passeriformes Fringillidae Twite (Carduelis flavirostris) [order] Passeriformes | [family] Fringillidae | [latin] Carduelis flavirostris | [UK] Twite | [FR] Linotte à bec jaune | [DE] Berghänfling | [ES] Pardillo de Pico Amarillo | [IT] Fanello | [NL] Frater Physical charateristics The twite Carduelis flavirostris is a small brown passerine bird in the finch family (Fringillidae) […]