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Yellowhammer - Gulspurv - Emberiza citrinella
Gulsparv -Keltasirkku - Geelgors - Goldammer

Black Sea, 06 March 2010

Yellowhammer are migrants over parts of their range. In Øygarden, Norway this species is an uncommon migrant and occasional winter visitor. This species is one of the first to move in the spring and one of the last in the autumn - Øygarden records are concentrated in March and November.

The bird pictured on these pages landed on a survey vessel in the Black Sea, approximately halfway between Turkey and Russia.

Yellowhammer resting on the deck of a survey vessel
Black Sea, 06 March 2010


Above and below: Yellowhammer at Tjeldstø, 10 April 2015b


Yellowhammer, Engerdal, Norway, June 2018
YYellowhammer are a common species in eastern Norway.
Here a breeding bird in Engerdal, June 2018

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