The European Greenfinch, or just Greenfinch, is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. The genus ''Carduelis'' might be split up and in this case, the greenfinches would be separated in their old genus ''Chloris'' again.
This bird is widespread throughout Europe, north Africa and south west Asia. It is mainly resident, but some northernmost populations migrate further south. The Greenfinch has also been introduced into both Australia and New Zealand. In Malta it is considered.. more