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Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)

 
 

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Miradouro dos Balcões, Madeira
11/09/14
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Miradouro dos Balcões, Madeira
11/09/14
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undisclosed site, Clyde
26/10/14
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Fairburn Ings RSPB, W Yorks
17/10/14
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undisclosed site, Norfolk
02/10/14
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Landguard NR, Suffolk
01/10/14
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Bwlch Nant-yr-Arian, Ceredigion
01/09/14
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undisclosed site, Norfolk
22/04/14
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Grimsby, Lincs
28/08/14
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Grimsby, Lincs
28/08/14
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undisclosed site, Clyde
17/08/14
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undisclosed site, Clyde
10/08/14
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Rufford CP, Notts
16/05/13
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undisclosed site, Ayrs
04/08/14
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Swillington Ings, W Yorks
14/07/14
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undisclosed site, France
11/04/14
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Chippenham, Wilts
17/06/14
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Burley-in-Wharfedale, W Yorks
18/05/14
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undisclosed site, Lincs
17/05/14
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Donna Nook, Lincs
17/05/14
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Richmond Park, London
14/05/14
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Richmond Park, London
14/05/14
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Lakenheath, Suffolk
13/05/14
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undisclosed site, E Yorks
11/05/14
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Aldwincle, Northants
11/05/14

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Chaffinch breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Albania
Andorra
Armenia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Azores
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Canary Islands
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lichtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Madeira
Malta
Moldova
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia and Montenegro
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine

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Wed 19/03/14
BTO: 2013 a topsy-turvy year for garden birds
BTO 2013 a topsy-turvy year for garden birds
Weather conditions contributed significantly to a year of ups and downs for our native birds.  read on read on
Thu 03/10/13
Colonising songbirds lose sense of syntax
Colonising songbirds lose sense of syntax
A new study has found that the song of Chaffinches progressively declines in consistency along an island colonisation chain.  read on read on
Thu 22/09/11
BTO: British garden bird disease spreads to Europe
BTO British garden bird disease spreads to Europe
Trichomonosis suspected to have been transported to Fennoscandia by Chaffinches.  read on read on
Wed 18/08/10
BTO: Parasite threatens Britain's garden birds
BTO Parasite threatens Britain's garden birds
Some Greenfinch populations in England have declined by a third following the emergence of a new disease.  read on read on
Fri 23/02/07 Webzine subscribers only
Quick Guide: Brambling or Chaffinch?
Quick Guide: Brambling or Chaffinch?
Given good views these attractive finches are quite straightforward to tell apart. Find out what to look for with our latest identification guide.  log in log in
Thu 20/05/04
BBRC Assessment of African Chaffinch claims in Britain
BBRC Assessment of African Chaffinch claims in Britain
BBRC have recently completed detailed assessments of several claims of African Chaffinches Fringilla coelebs africana/spodiogenys.  read on read on

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