The lesser redpoll (Acanthis cabaret) is a small passerine bird in the finch family, Fringillidae. It is the smallest, brownest, and most streaked of the redpolls. It is sometimes classified as a subspecies of the common redpoll (Acanthis flammea) but has recently been split from that species by the British Ornithologists' Union. It is native to Europe and has been introduced to New Zealand. Many birds migrate further south in winter, but the mild climate means that it can be found all year round in much of its range, and may be joined by the other two redpoll species in winter.



Lesser Redpoll
Date Location Count
2021-07-13 16:13Inner Streamstown Bay1
2021-07-25 13:20Carran Turlough1
2021-07-25 09:00Burren NP--Mullaghmore Loop1
2021-07-03 08:17Drinagh Wetlands
2021-07-16 15:41Lough Boora Parklands--general area5
2021-07-03 12:34Lough Boora Parklands--Tumduffmore Wetlands
2021-07-04 11:22Pallas Lough
2021-07-15 05:30Dunfanaghy New Lake20
2021-07-11 13:40Horn Head1
2021-07-12 13:10Carrigart Estuary1
2021-07-10 07:15Melmore Head1
2021-07-14 08:23Isle of Barra1
2021-07-20 15:50Loch Aineort--North Shore5
2021-07-08 16:47Committee Rd2
2021-07-23 18:02Five Mile Point2
2021-07-04 07:15Kilcoole--marsh and coast2
2021-07-03 10:24Treshnish Point
2021-07-20 05:00Skokholm1
2021-07-12 11:09Isle of Muck3
2021-07-25 06:29Glenbrittle Beach4
2021-07-03 16:30Skeabost1
2021-07-26 09:19Salen1
2021-07-17Steinish--excluding shore2
2021-07-18 12:00Ballochroy
2021-07-19 11:14Bardsey Island3
2021-07-24 07:00Tarbert Harbour
2021-07-10 08:35Aberdaron4
2021-07-08 09:19Kilbride Farm
2021-07-18 18:49South Stack RSPB Reserve1
2021-07-13 06:00Loch Linnhe4
2021-07-01 17:11Poolewe (Village)1
2021-07-09 16:55Poolewe Beach
2021-07-07 14:15Inverewe Gardens (NTS)--Pinewood trail1
2021-07-20 09:22Colbruach
2021-07-19 16:00Loch Ewe--Aultbea area3
2021-07-18 10:50River Neb1
2021-07-26 13:54Kionslieu1
2021-07-21 07:18Glen Lean
2021-07-19 11:39Gruinard Bay1
2021-07-08 12:30Great Cumbrae Island
2021-07-03 13:45Loch Fyne--Clachan1
2021-06-30 15:50Ballaghennie Ayres2
2021-07-19 10:00Dundonnell Gorge2
2021-07-10 08:39Dundonald Camp1
2021-07-01 09:10Gypsy Pool2
2021-07-13 10:17Shewalton Wood SWT NR16
2021-07-07 11:23Glen Affric NNR1
2021-07-17 09:23Llyn Ogwen20
2021-07-14 09:48Ideford Common SSSI
2021-07-17 10:00Gwenffrwd-Dinas RSPB Reserve2
2021-07-04 08:28Longhaugh Point1
2021-07-23 09:44Glen Strathfarrar10
2021-07-22 09:35Four Waterfalls Walk1
2021-07-21 19:09Brecon Beacons NP--Visitor Centre3
2021-07-25 20:03Garwnant1
2021-07-13 14:53Ken-Dee Marshes RSPB Reserve1
2021-07-12 16:16Creag Meagaidh NNR2
2021-07-19 09:28Gilfach RWT NR12
2021-07-25 15:19Brecon Beacons NP--Neuadd Valley4
2021-07-18 12:00Flanders Moss NNR
2021-07-17 10:35Quantock Hills3
2021-07-16 12:42Loch Ruthven RSPB Reserve1
2021-07-19 18:44Loch Ruthven RSPB Reserve--Hide1
2021-07-10 10:16World’s End--Moorland8
2021-07-22Sma’ Glen1
2021-07-06 16:03Ardersier and Fort George1
2021-07-25 12:59Ruthven2
2021-07-20 06:04Loch Pityoulish1
2021-07-02 09:05Campfield Marsh RSPB Reserve2
2021-07-01 10:15Carrifran Wildwood8
2021-07-27 11:55Boat of Garten--Pond1
2021-07-04 13:57Tulloch Moor1
2021-07-24 14:05Abernethy Forest--Twin Loch Trail2
2021-07-17 11:34Ben Macdui/Beinn MacDuibh1
2021-07-20 08:30Cairngorm Ski Area--Coire Cas Car Park1
2021-07-19 12:11Loch Garten RSPB Reserve2
2021-06-30 10:20Cairngorm Ski Area1
2021-07-26 17:02Cairn Gorm Mountain2
2021-07-06 07:00Strathy Point1
2021-07-14 06:40Nethy Bridge1
2021-07-16 08:56Meathop Moss CWT NR4
2021-07-21 14:20Foulshaw Moss NR1
2021-07-22 13:10Morrone Birkwood NNR1
2021-07-23 06:35Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park LNR1
2021-07-08 10:56Chat Moss1
2021-07-27 13:52Tebay Services Northbound1
2021-07-27 12:38Geltsdale RSPB Reserve
2021-07-27 03:40Stocks Reservoir2
2021-07-16 18:00Cameron Reservoir2
2021-07-26 10:18Craigtoun Country Park1
2021-07-01 10:09Walltown Quarry Country Park4
2021-07-10 20:47Dane's Moss CWT NR4
2021-07-09 10:27New Forest NP--Latchmore Brook1
2021-07-20 17:38Gawsworth Common2
2021-07-17 10:23Peak District NP--Harrop Wood and Brook1
2021-07-10 07:30Hollingworth Lake1
2021-07-01 19:29Higher Disley4
2021-07-18 19:20Brookbottom Banks1
2021-07-24 05:28Arnfield Reservoir2
2021-07-18 07:00Lees Hill4
2021-07-12 19:47Padfield Water Works1
2021-07-25 06:01Peak District NP--Doctors Gate and Mossy Lea Farm2
2021-07-05 09:09Torside Reservoir1
2021-07-22 06:55Crowden6
2021-07-28 06:22Woodhead Reservoir2
2021-07-26 08:33Chatsworth House and Gardens3
2021-07-28 09:30Beeley Moor2
2021-07-14 09:00Falaises d'Étretat / Porte d'Aval1
2021-07-06 16:31Parc National des Écrins--Refuges de Font Turbat1
2021-07-04 15:00Lac de Joux--Bas de Bioux1
2021-07-19 10:07Col du Lautaret1
2021-06-30 06:33Samoëns--Tête Pelouse5
2021-07-25 17:19Pont6
2021-07-16 17:48Pila3
2021-07-25 14:00Orre--Haugen2
2021-07-12 09:25Val de Zinal3
2021-07-11 09:56Ullandhaug2
2021-07-24 05:05Lista Fyr2
2021-07-09 21:05Slevdalsvannet1
2021-07-18 07:48Realp/Zumdorf/Hospental (general area)(please use more specific)2
2021-07-22 08:30Lomsesanden Camping2
2021-07-02 10:00Ho Plantage3
2021-07-18 08:00Branzi-Lago Piano Casere-Laghi Gemelli8
2021-07-27 09:49Val Roseg4
2021-07-03 09:09Hüttenkopf Rappenalptal2
2021-07-16 08:05Wildes Moor bei Schwabstedt (NSG)2
2021-07-07 20:45Temse lake2
2021-07-10 12:52Fockbeker Moor (NSG)1
2021-07-10 11:06Wildes Moor (NSG)6
2021-07-03 08:16Kühtai dam3
2021-07-10 10:05Lüsens2
2021-06-30 07:30Forte Campomolon1
2021-07-22 10:33Zirbenweg2
2021-07-11 09:05Sehlendorfer Binnensee und Umgebung (NSG)1
2021-07-26 07:02Gjerrild Nordstrand Øst, Knudshoved2
2021-07-11 14:18Grüneben1
2021-07-01 16:27Kurefjorden--Fugletårnet2
2021-07-22 16:42Fornebu--Storøykilen1
2021-07-22 10:40Frognerparken (Vigelandsparken)1
2021-07-02 09:28Kirkøy--Holtekilen1
2021-07-27 09:40Bøtø Plantage2
2021-07-17 09:19Kullen
2021-07-28 06:44U Rasovny, Droužkovice2
2021-07-04 06:57Grenzwiesen Fürstenau und Fürstenwalde (NSG)--Mittelteil2
2021-07-27 05:17Revingefältet--Sjötorps ängar1
2021-07-23 11:19Krkonošský NP--Luční bouda1
2021-07-23 10:44Krkonošský NP--Úpské rašeliniště7
2021-07-24 07:57CHKO Jeseníky--Praděd1
2021-07-14 08:52Veľká Studená dolina - NP Vysoké Tatry3
2021-07-10 14:38Te Anau--Ivon Wilson Scenic Reserve2
2021-06-30 12:43Fiordland NP--lower Gertrude Valley2
2021-06-30 11:45Upper Gertrude Valley2
2021-07-21 10:05Codfish Island--Sealers Bay (general)2
2021-07-16 15:23Codfish Island--Sealers Bay Hut & vicinity2
2021-07-19 13:06Lake Hayes (General)1
2021-07-04 10:29Invercargill Estuary Shellbanks60
2021-07-25 12:15Awarua Bay--Joey's Island2
2021-07-25 14:20Tiwai Sandspit2
2021-07-26 15:30Gladstone Gap, Lake Hawea50
2021-06-29 12:08Waituna Lagoon4
2021-07-09 11:45Waipapa Point Lighthouse2
2021-07-12 13:44Ohau Valley--Lake Middleton4
2021-07-09 08:25Curio Bay1
2021-07-11 09:05Tautuku Estuary Walkway100
2021-07-24 15:57Lake Clearwater.1
2021-07-21 16:46Duntroon Wetland Walk3
2021-07-02 14:58Waitaki--Intake Ponds2
2021-07-12 15:51Mokihinui River Mouth2
2021-07-27 16:49Dunedin—Dalmore Reserve2
2021-07-09 15:04Arthur's Pass NP--Dobson's Nature Trail2
2021-07-23 13:48Timaru--Otipua Wetland5
2021-07-03 13:31Temuka--Spider Lagoon1
2021-07-28 13:08Teetotal Flats(Nelson Lakes)2
2021-07-21 11:49Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora)--Embankment Road300
2021-07-07 11:15Halswell--Creamery Reserve28
2021-07-29 12:23Christchurch--Wigram Retention Basin9
2021-07-10 10:05Pegasus Wetland5
2021-07-10 11:54Pegasus Wetlands N of Tiritiri Moana Dr5
2021-07-04 08:45Omahu Bush Reserve2
2021-06-30 14:12Christchurch--Travis Wetland/Ōruapaeroa1
2021-07-14 13:13Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora)--Halswell Flats40
2021-06-30 09:50Allandale1
2021-07-22 10:34Lake Mangamahoe--north end1
2021-07-18 10:25St Anne's Lagoon/Mata Kopae1
2021-07-24 13:45Wairau River Access Via Fareham Lane30
2021-07-23 09:42Rotokare Scenic Reserve1
2021-07-16 12:49Kowhai Bush--Schoolhouse Rd entrance3
2021-07-25 13:00Taylor Dam1
2021-07-18 14:00Kotuku Walkway80
2021-07-05 10:20Beacon Rd Reserve1
2021-07-04 11:06Blenheim WTP10
2021-07-04 11:48Blenheim--Wairau Lagoon Walkway50
2021-07-24 13:57Lake Otamangakau1
2021-07-23 11:59Massey University Campus1