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Common Chaffinch male (Fringilla coelebs) (June 2013)<br />
Small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae.The Common Chaffinch&#039;s are 14-16 cm long and have large double white wing bars, white tail edges and greenish rump. The breeding male shows reddish underparts and a blue-grey cap.<br />
Habitat: They are common sight in woods and grasslands all over Scotland. This one was found in the Isle of Mull and was quite tame, which allowed some nice close ups.<br />
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 Chaffinch,Fringilla coelebs,Geotagged,United Kingdom Click/tap to enlarge

Common Chaffinch male (Fringilla coelebs)

(June 2013)
Small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae.The Common Chaffinch's are 14-16 cm long and have large double white wing bars, white tail edges and greenish rump. The breeding male shows reddish underparts and a blue-grey cap.
Habitat: They are common sight in woods and grasslands all over Scotland. This one was found in the Isle of Mull and was quite tame, which allowed some nice close ups.

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The common chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs), usually known simply as the chaffinch, is a common and widespread small passerine bird in the finch family. The male is brightly coloured with a blue-grey cap and rust-red underparts. The female is much duller in colouring, but both sexes have two contrasting white wing bars and white sides to the tail. The male bird has a strong voice and sings from exposed perches to attract a mate.

The chaffinch breeds in much of Europe, across Asia to Siberia.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Jan 24, 2016. Captured in Unnamed Road, Isle of Mull, Argyll and Bute PA64 6AP, UK.