Adult Goldfinch

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Colouring Tawny back, pale lower, black-red cap
Voice Chattering
Feeds on Seeds
Flight Light and skipping
Nesting Tree
Social Flocks
Adult Goldfinch
Adult Goldfinch
Also Known As ..
European Goldfinch
Page Last Updated 5/12/2018 8:29:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Passeriformes
Family Fringillidae
Species Carduelis carduelis
Category Finches
StdName European Goldfinch
Vital Statistics
Length 12 to 13 cms
Weight 14 to 17 gms
Wingspan 21 to 25 cms
Lifespan 2 to 3 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Wide
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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