Bird Guide: Siskin

Siskin

About


Siskins are much smaller than Greenfinches. Adult males have black crowns and bright yellow and black plumage. Females don't have the black crowns and have duller colourings.

About

Locations

Most of the UK, some migrate to the south in winter.

Habitat

Woodland and gardens

Play Sound

Breeding


Siskins breeding season is between April and August. They typically lay two broods of 4-5 blue/white eggs with brown spots. Nests are made of twigs, rootlets and grass and are usually located high in the branches of Conifer trees.

Breeding

Size

Wingspan:
22 cm

Length:
12 cm

Diet

Seeds

    Very Bad
    Outstanding
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