Chaffinch
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Taken at Tyninghame Bay on 6th May 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 



Taken at Barns Ness on 29th April 2018 using
Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Linlithgow on 22nd February 2018 using
Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 9th March 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Female
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 22nd March 2014 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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Juvenile
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 30th June 2011 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
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In Flight.
Taken at a very wet Lochwinnoch on 15th September 2013 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.

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Chaffinch.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Fringilla coelebs.
Passeriformes.
Fringillidae
.

Site Of Nest:
Materials:


Food:
Plumage:


Length:
Breeding Period:
Eggs:
The nest is usually in a fork of a tree or shrub.
Cup nest from moss, grass, and feathers bound with
spiders' webs, lined with feathers and wool, and
decorated with lichen and flakes of bark.
Seeds and insects.
Male:Pink breast and cheeks, blue-grey crown
and nape, and chestnut brown back.
Female:Olive-brown back, and grey-brown underparts.
14.5 cm.
April. Clutches: 1-2
2-8. Smooth, glossy. Light blue with purple-brown blotches.
Voice:
Rain Call: