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Finch

Observed: 9th September 2012 By: john4352john4352’s reputation in Birdsjohn4352’s reputation in Birdsjohn4352’s reputation in Birdsjohn4352’s reputation in Birds
finch IMG_4541
finch IMG_4543
finch IMG_4530
Description:

thought it might be a chaffinch but it doesnt look right

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) interacts

Comments

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Juvenile

Juvenile Bullfinches only get the black cap late in the autumn, as part of their post-juvenile moult. They moult later than many small birds...into November they can still be moulting.

Ian
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