Hawfinch

Hawfinch

Observation - Hawfinch - UK and Ireland. Description: Much bigger than the other finches and with a huge beak. Plumage not as bright as I've once seen before, so maybe a female. By the time I'd got my camera it had moved from an ideal position for photographing and I was only able to get these two poor quali

Much bigger than the other finches and with a huge beak. Plumage not as bright as I've once seen before, so maybe a female. By the time I'd got my camera it had moved from an ideal position for photographing and I was only able to get these two poor quality pics of front and back view before it departed. (The blur on the left is a much closer flower).