T h e B i r d s O f S o u t h G l o u c e s t e r s h i r e
COMMON ROSEFINCH - Carpodacus erythrinus
One was both seen and
heard in flight low over Northwick Warth on October
A juvenile/ 1st winter was seen on September
22nd at Leap Valley Downend. It was watched for
around an hour between 12:00 and 13:00 mixing
loosely with Greenfinch.
This is the first documented
reference to this species in S. Gloucestershire.