Goldfinch
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Taken at Strathclyde Park on 12th September 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Taken at Baron's Haugh on 13th December 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Taken at Lochwinnoch on 13th April 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Taken at Lochwinnoch on 16th April 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Taken at Lochwinnoch on 15th April 2008 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
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Data
Taken at Pow Burn on 24th April 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Musselburgh on 5th November 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 11th May 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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Juvenile
Taken in Tyninghame Bay on 24th September 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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In Flight ( having a fight )
Taken at Lochwinnoch on 26th October 2014 using
Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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Goldfinch.
Species:
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Local Names:
Carduelis carduelis.
Passeriformes.
Fringillidae.

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In a tree or bush.
Neat nest of roots,grass and cobwebs.
Tree seeds, such as Alder and Birch, and on Thistle,
Teasel and Dandelion seeds.
It's name comes from the Latin for Thistle, Carduus.
A mixture of red, white and black on the head,
brown body and bright yellow wing bars.
On closer inspection male Goldfinches can
often be distinguished by a larger, darker
red mask that extends just behind the eye.
In females, the red face does not reach the eye.
12 to 13 cms.
May-July.
5 to 6. Pale blue with reddish markings.
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