Resident, mostly sedentary but prone to dispersal. An abundant and widespread species, found in wooded habitats of many types in both uplands and lowlands. Highest densities are in mature deciduous forests and the largest stable populations in the Northern Hills, southern and western Transdanubia and woodlands on the Great Plain. The overall breeding population increased slightly between 1999 and 2018 (5.2 ± 0.8%, p<0.01) whilst the number of birds observed in winter was lower (1.4 ± 4.8%, p<0.05).