Greenfinch by david m, Xeno-canto

Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)

Alert Status: Green
Identifying Features: Mostly olive green with a yellow tinge to the underbelly with yellow to the outer wings. Usually brighter in summer.
Average Length: 15 cm
Average Lifespan: 2 Years
Average Wingspan: 25-28 cm
Beak type: Seeds


Natural: Seeds, wild fruit & berries
How to feed: Hanging feeders & bird tables
What to feed: Sunflower hearts, black sunflower seeds, seed mixtures

Usually in colonies in dense shrubs, constructed of twigs & grass lined with fine roots & hair
Where to see: Common UK species found in woodland, hedges and gardens.