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Greenfinch - Verdilhão

Carduelis chloris

Description:

Family: Fringillidae Genus: Carduelis

Habitat:

This bird is widespread throughout Europe, north Africa and south west Asia. It is mainly resident, but some northernmost populations migrate further south. The Greenfinch has also been introduced into both Australia and New Zealand. Woodland edges, farmland hedges and gardens with relatively thick vegetation are favoured for breeding. It nests in trees or bushes, laying 3-8 eggs.

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3 Comments

AlBerto
AlBerto 8 years ago

Thanks Alice.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

They are nice nest builders! You can put 2 to 5 pictures on the same page of the same subject without bringing them up together. Still very nice.

AlBerto
AlBerto 8 years ago

Verdilhão???

AlBerto
Spotted by
AlBerto

Aveiro, Portugal

Spotted on Jul 30, 2012
Submitted on Jul 30, 2012

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