Published: 09:45 Tuesday 30 January 2018
A rare invasion of finches from Eastern Europe to Yorkshire has had birdwatchers ‘twitching’ with delight this month. The colony of 100 hawfinches was filmed by Yorkshire artist Robert E Fuller at The Yorkshire Arboretum. Artist Robert Fuller at Hawfinch Hide This unique footage is due to feature on BBC2’s Winterwatch tonight (Jan 30) at 9pm. Hawfinches are a beautiful autumnal-coloured bird so difficult to spot they enjoy a near-mythical status among birdwatchers.