Male Bullfinch

Male Bullfinch

Observation - Male Bullfinch - UK and Ireland. Description: In the early summer of the past few years, a Bullfinch party has visited just outside the kitchen window to feed on the unripe sides of Geraneum phaeum. The male is particularly adept at hovering in order to pluck the seeds. The bird then spends a short

In the early summer of the past few years, a Bullfinch party has visited just outside the kitchen window to feed on the unripe sides of Geraneum phaeum. The male is particularly adept at hovering in order to pluck the seeds. The bird then spends a short time manipulating the seed, removing the husk and the "cranesbill".