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Chaffinch Bird

Chaffinch Bird

A compact, rather long-tailed and sparrow-sized bird. The male in summer is ruddy-pink from the throat and cheeks to the belly, with a blue-grey crown, nape and shoulder...

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Brambling Finch Bird

Brambling Finch Bird

The male in summer is a gorgeous bird, with a glossy blue-black head and mantle offset by a tangerine-orange breast and shoulder. In all plumages the wing is strongly patterned...

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Siren Finch Bird

Siren Finch Bird

A small and compact finch, with a large head and tiny stubby bill. Often seen in flight, when it shows its yellow rump and dark cleft tail; it also has double yellowish wingbars....

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Greenfinch Finch Bird

Greenfinch Finch Bird

A big-headed, plump and compact finch, readily recognized by the bright yellow wing panel formed by the yellow edges to the primaries, and with a deep, thick whitish or pale pink bill...

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Goldfinch Finch Bird

Goldfinch Finch Bird

One of our most attractive birds, with both sexes similar. The head is white with a large red patch from the forehead around the face to the chin, and with a black crown...

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Siskin Finch Bird

Siskin Finch Bird

A small and rather delicate finch, with a rather pointed bill and at all ages showing yellow bases to the outer tail feathers. The male has a black crown, lores and chin...

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Twite Finch Bird

Twite Finch Bird

A rather demure, streaky little finch with a longish cleft tail and a yellow bill in winter. Similar to a female or immature Linnet, it appears darker and has strong tawny-buff tones, particularly...

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Lesser Redpoll Finch Bird

Lesser Redpoll Finch Bird

A small, rather dark little finch, with a short, stubby yellowish bill. It has a small red patch on the forehead, and black on the lores and chin. The upperparts are brown...

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Common Crossbill Finch Bird

Common Crossbill Finch Bird

A stocky finch comparable to a Greenfinch in build, with a thick neck and largish head. The bill has elongated tips to the mandibles, which cross over an adaptation for prising seeds out of conifer cones...

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Scottish Crossbill Finch Bird

Scottish Crossbill Finch Bird

Plumages are similar to those of the Common and Parrot Crossbills, red in the male and greenish in the female. This species differs in voice, and also in biometrics and structure...

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Parrot Crossbill Finch Bird

Parrot Crossbill Finch Bird

The plumage is similar to that of the Common Crossbill, being red in the male and green in the female, but this is the largest of the crossbills, with a bigger head and a thicker...

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Common Rosefinch Bird

Common Rosefinch Bird

Often unobtrusive except when singing, this is a thick-headed, swollen-billed bird with a longish cleft tail. The male is strongly coloured, with red on the head, throat and breast...

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Bullfinch Bird

Bullfinch Bird

An attractive bird with a plump and rounded body, a large head and a short, thick black bill. It has a black cap that extends on to the face and around the bill, and the upperparts are grey...

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Hawfinch Bird

Hawfinch Bird

A starling-sized finch with a massive bill, capable of cracking any nuts or fruit stones it comes across! It has a distinctive outline, with a short tail and a large head and bill...

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