Greenfinch
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Taken at Saltcoats on 12th November 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 



Taken
at Lochwinnoch on 26th May 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Doonfoot on 13th March 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at Ardmore Point on 15th October 2015 using Nikon D5200 with
Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Greenfinch.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Carduelis chloris.
Passeriformes.
Fringillidae.
Green Linnet

Site Of Nest:
Materials:

Food:
Plumage:


Length:
Breeding Period:
Eggs:
In colonies in dense shrubs.
The nest is made from twigs and grass, and
lined with fine roots and hair, and built by the female.
Seeds, buds and berries
Mainly green, with yellow in the wings and tail.
The female and young birds are duller and have
brown tones on the back.
14-16 cm
April. 2-3 clutches.
3 to 8 eggs.
White to pale beige with blackish markings. View

Voices: