Brambling


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Brambling

 

(Fringilla montifringilla), a bird of the family Fringillidae, order Passeriformes. It is shiny black with rusty orange and white. The brambling is found in the forest zones of Europe and Asia from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. A migratory bird, it arrives in March and April. It builds its nest in trees, mainly in spruce and birches. Each clutch contains five to seven eggs. The brambling eats plant seeds and insects.

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Counts of Redwing and Fieldfare have been lower than usual over the last four weeks, while Brambling sightings are half what we would expect.
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McGUIRE Ian On October 30 (peacefully at the Butterwick Hospice) of Brambling Close, Norton, Ian aged 47 years.
Anthony Bell, 37, of Brambling Lea, and Peter Maguire, 50, of Alexander Terrace, both of Bedlington, were jointly charged with burglary and have been remanded on bail to appear later this month before magistrates at Bedlington.