hole in a tree or wall. Will readily use nest boxes.
Cupped nest of moss and grass lined with down and feathers.
Insects, nuts,seeds and scraps.
Broad black line (broader in the male) down its otherwise
yellow front. The neck and head are black with white cheeks
and ear coverts. Upper parts are olive. It has a white wingbar
and outer tail feathers. In young birds the black is replaced
by brown, and the white by yellow.
April - May1 Brood
5 to 11 White with purplish-red spots.