Alert Status: Red
Identifying Features: Short tail with a fork; in summer the male has a crimson forehead & breast.
Average Length: 13.5 cm
Average Lifespan: 2 Years
Average Wingspan: 21 - 25 cm
Beak type: Seeds
Natural: Small seeds and insects
How to feed: Ground feeders
What to feed: Mixed Seeds
Nesting: Heaths, scrublands, hedgerows & gardens. Cup nest made of grass, moss & twigs lined with hair.
Where to see: Commons, heathland, rough ground, farmland hedges and in parks and gardens; usually found on the east coast.