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Yellowhammers still visit Arran in winter
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Yellowhammers still visit Arran in winter

Yellowhammers used to be familiar birds on Arran throughout the year.  During the breeding season the distinctive song of the stunning male, sounding like ‘a little bit of bread and no cheeeeese’, was a feature of many hedgerows throughout the island and in the winter, flocks fed in stubble fields.