Male yellowhammers are unmistakeable with a bright yellow head and underparts, brown back streaked with black, and chestnut rump. In flight it shows white outer tail feathers. They are often seen perched on top of a hedge or bush, singing.
Its recent population decline make it a Red List species.
What they eat:
Seeds and insects.
- UK breeding:
- 700,000 territories
This bird species has different identifying features depending on sex/age/season.