Siskin

Bird feeders are a great way to attract birds to a garden, as this image of a male Siskin (Carduelis spinus) shows….

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The Siskin is the smallest finch in Northern Europe, and is often seen in garden bird feeders in winter.  Like all finches, it feeds on seeds.  Thanks to Viv Crump for the photo, taken at RBRGHA allotments in Wollaton.

 

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