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Bird Guide: Chaffinch

Chaffinch

About


Male chaffinches have a striking a appearance and can be identified by their pinkish breast and underparts, blue crown, chestnut back and yellow tinted feathers. Females have more brown colouring and paler wings.

About

Locations

Can be spotted in most areas across the UK

Habitat

Woodland, farmland and gardens

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Breeding


Chaffinch breeding season is between April and July. They typically lay one brood containing 4-5 eggs. Eggs vary in colour and can be blue/green or red/brown.

Breeding

Size

Wingspan:
26 cm

Length:
14 cm

Diet

Insects and seeds

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