Chaffinch: feet firmly on the ground | Nature Notes

The chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) is frequently described in guide books as Britain's most common bird, it is certainly Europe's most common finch. After the 2014 RSPB Garden Birdwatch it stood at number five amongst our most common garden birds with an average of 2.2 per garden. A good number do visit gardens in winter when food supplies are short in the countryside but they disappear in spring to go nesting and raise their young. 



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