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European Serin; Verdecillo

Serinus serinus


Female. The European Serin is a small short-tailed bird, 11–12 cm in length. The upper parts are dark-streaked greyish green, with a yellow rump. The yellow breast and white belly are also heavily streaked. The male has a brighter yellow face and breast, yellow wing bars and yellow tail sides. The song of this bird is a buzzing trill, very familiar in Mediterranean countries.


Pine tree and evergreen oak forest.


Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/160 sec.; f/6.3; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Exposure Bias: 0.0 EV. Focal Length: 300.0 mm. No flash fired

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Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Spotted on May 4, 2015
Submitted on May 19, 2015

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