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European Goldfinch

Carduelis carduelis


Carduelis carduelis is a small passerine bird belonging to finch family, Fringillidae. Slightly bigger than a house sparrow, both sexes show red face with seed-eater beak, black and white head, warm brown upperparts, white underparts with buff flanks and breast patches. Wings are mainly brown, with black and golden-yellow stripe.


Here, observed on edges of a coniferous forest, at about 2000 m of altitude, at the backyard of our hotel (hotel itself is at the town edge). Only one seen in a fleeting moment; the group was probably around...

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მცხეთა-მთიანეთი, Georgia

Lat: 42.66, Long: 44.65

Spotted on Apr 21, 2019
Submitted on Apr 22, 2019

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