IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

Distribution

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Range

Widespread throughout Britain; absent only from high ground such as the Scottish Highlands (5). During winter, birds from northern Europe migrate to Britain. It is typically the females that migrate, and Linnaeus named the species coelebs, meaning 'the bachelor' because it was the male birds that remained in his native Sweden for the winter (5).

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