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Observed: 25th November 2012 By: dpickernell
Yellow wing bird_2
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Description:

Is this a normal greenfinch? The chest looks too brown!
It's mainly yellow between its wings on its lower back. It's not a rare Citril Finch ??

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Green

Just a normal female Greenfinch, to be honest. The rump is bright, the yellow patch is there on the primaries and the tail sides...it all fits. The precise colour of the upperparts varies in tone...some females are nearly as bright as males, others are very dull indeed, like this one.

Citril Finch is a nice thought, but not this time!

Ian
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