Bullfinch Male
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 9th February 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 



Female



Taken at Strathclyde Park on 17th January 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 27th October 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Taken at Strathclyde Park on 18th December 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 6th May 2015 with Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Female
Taken at Strathclyde Park on 17th January 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at 
Hogganfield Loch on 6th May 2015 with Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Bullfinch.
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Local Names:
Pyrrhula pyrrhula.
Passeriformes.
Fringillidae.

A
lp, Blackcap, Budpricker, Bully, Blood-Ulf, Coalhood, Hoop,
Minvope, Monk, Nope, Olf, Pope, Toney Hoop.

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Bushes such as bramble, hedges etc.
The very small nest consists of small twigs and
roots with hair for lining.
Summer: insects and larvae;
Winter: seeds such as hips, haw and buds.

One of the few British birds which pair for life.
May be easily distinguished by shape, size and prominent
white rump when flying. Flight is heavy and hesitating.

Male: rosy-red breast, grey coloured back, blue-black head, wings and tail. Female: less gaudy and duller with light brown breast and upper parts grey.
16 -17 cm.

May, June July.
4 or 5, Greenish-blue, spotted in the form of a ring and sometimes blotched, with black or dark brown.


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