Carduelis carduelis

Common but declined resident and passage migrant.

BOU Name
European Goldfinch
Data Required
Breeding survey data, trends and unusual records. Counts of 50+. Records/counts indicative of migration or passage. Notes on winter food sources.

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Goldfinch 18 Sep 2021 West Canvey Marshes RSPB David Hale 5
Goldfinch 16 Sep 2021 Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea Andrew Cox 33 At least.
Goldfinch 15 Sep 2021 Bowers Marsh (RSPB) Andrew Cox 50 At least.
Goldfinch 13 Sep 2021 Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea Liz Huxley 50 +
Goldfinch 12 Sep 2021 Weald CP, near South Weald Andrew Cox 4
Goldfinch 11 Sep 2021 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 30 DU
Goldfinch 10 Sep 2021 Stanway Green Oliver Cottis 30
Goldfinch 07 Sep 2021 Thorndon CP (North) Andrew Cox 5 At least.
Goldfinch 05 Sep 2021 Weald CP, near South Weald Andrew Cox 1
Goldfinch 05 Sep 2021 Abberton Reservoir Paul Everett 4 +
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