How to identifyMale Yellowhammers are unmistakeable with a bright yellow head and underparts, brown back streaked with black, and a 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 makes it a UK Birds of Conservation Concern Red List species.
* This map is intended as a guide. It shows general distribution rather than detailed, localised populations.