Goldfinch song by david m, Xeno-canto

Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)

Alert Status: Green
Identifying Features: Mixture of red, white & black on the head with a golden brown body & bright yellow wing bars.
Average Length: 12 cm
Average Lifespan: 2 years
Average Wingspan: 21-25 cm
Beak type: Seeds

Natural: Seeds, fruits & insects
How to feed: Hanging feeders
What to feed: Niger seeds, sunflower hearts, mixed seeds

Nesting: Usually constructed in a tree towards the branch. Made of moss, grass & lichen.
Where to see: UK wide; often found by seeding plants in parks and gardens.