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Juvenile Greenfinches with ticks

Observed: 30th August 2011 By: Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in Birds
Greenfinch, with ticks, Franklin Gardens, 2011-08-30 002
Greenfinch, with ticks, Franklin Gardens, 2011-08-30 002 1
Greenfinch, with ticks, Franklin Gardens, 2011-08-30 002 1 2
Description:

A couple of days ago I posted a sparrow with what looked like a tick on its face. Today I saw two young greenfinches with similar ticks. I suspect that they picked them up in a communal nest.

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