This picture is taken at the bird observatory area. Photo: Jan Erik Røer
Part of the population leave Norway, while others remain. In August – October, many cross the North Sea to the British Isles and others choose the road from the south coast of Norway across the Skagerrak to Denmark and south to the continent. At Lista BO, the number of Goldcrests varies a lot from year to year.
The Goldcrest is a common species in the standardized ringing at Lista BO. The figures below show updated data from the bird station: