Learn & discover What is the dawn chorus? Birdsong fact file Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) Bullfinch song by david m, Xeno-canto Your browser does not support the audio element. Please click here to download the file Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) Alert Status: AmberIdentifying Features: Black bill, head & wings with a forked tail. Males have a reddish pinkish breast & cheeks with a blue greyish back. Females have a brownish back with a fawn breast. Average Length: 14 – 16 cmAverage Lifespan: 2 YearsAverage Wingspan: 22-29 cmBeak type: SeedsFeeding:Natural: Insects, berries, seeds & bugsHow to feed: Hanging feedersWhat to feed: Seed mixes, suet treatsNesting: Loose nest of twigs & moss lined with hair, usually in shrubs or bushes such as hawthornWhere to see: Widespread across the UK. Woodlands, orchards & hedgerows.