Warblers and allies (Sylviidae)
Where to see them
Pine forests are the best places to see goldcrests, but they range around in flocks of other small birds during autumn and winter. They're widespread and common across the whole of the UK; in autumn, large numbers arrive on the east coast from Scandinavia and make their way across dunes to more suitable habitat.
When to see them
Any time of year.
What they eat
Goldcrests eat tiny morsels like spiders, moth eggs and other small insect food.
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