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What

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Observer

speedy

Date

September 7, 2014

Place

Dreiborn (Google, OSM)

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What

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Observer

speedy

Date

September 7, 2014

Place

Dreiborn (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Date

July 12, 2014

Description

Fringilla Coelebs Canariensis or Common canarian Chaffinch. Photo taken in Garajonay National Park (La Gomera island) with 5-D mark II, 300 mm lens by Cyrille Le Déaut

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What

Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Observer

speedy

Date

September 4, 2014

Place

Felser (Google, OSM)

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What

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Observer

speedy

Date

September 4, 2014

Place

Felser (Google, OSM)

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What

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Observer

greglasley

Date

September 1, 2014

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What

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 31, 2014

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What

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Observer

speedy

Date

August 31, 2014

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What

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 30, 2014

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What

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Observer

speedy

Date

August 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 27, 2014

Description

I need a little help with this bird. I saw loads of them, all pretty much plumaged like this. One guess is immature Linnet (Carduelis cannabina) but I am not sure at all. Sorry for the cruddy shots....it was misting and quite dark so photo conditions not good.

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What

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 27, 2014

Description

lousy photo but dark and raining at the time

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Description from Wikipedia

The Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs), usually known simply as the Chaffinch is a common and widespread small passerine bird in the finch family. The male is brightly coloured with a blue-grey cap and rust-red underparts. The female is much duller in colouring but both sexes have two contrasting white wings-bars and white sides to the tail. The male bird has a strong voice and sings from exposed perches to attract a mate.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.