Green Finch ~ Carduelis chloris

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Conservation status: Green Its twittering and wheezing song, and flash of yellow and green as it flies, make this finch a truly colourful character. Nesting in a garden conifer, or feasting on black sunflower seeds, it is a regular garden visitor, able to take advantage of food in rural and urban gardens. Although quite sociable, they may squabble among themselves or with other birds at the bird table. Greenfinch populations declined during the late 1970s and early 1980s, but increased dramatically during the 1990s. A recent decline in numbers has been linked to an outbreak of trichomonosis, a parasite-induced disease which prevents the birds from feeding properly. Extract from :

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Comments (6)

Ijaz Ahmad Mughal on April 8, 2013

Spectacular nice Shot,,,Like!..,,Best greetings from Ijaz Ahmad

Nick Weall on April 8, 2013

ijaz ahmad mughal اع…, 0 ~ Hello again Ijaz Ahmad and thank you very much again for your compliment and like ~ friendly greetings to you ~ nick

Gerhard Weiss on April 10, 2013

I see, you have some efficient tricks to get the models in front of the camera:) Nice guy. Very interesting bird series, Nick. Best to you. Gerhard. And a big LIKE!

Nick Weall on April 10, 2013

gerhard weiss ~ It seems a good exchange Gerhard ~ I provide food and in return the birdies sometimes allow me to take their picture, besides the enjoyment of watching them and sometimes hearing their songs :~) ~ Thanks for your big like ~ All the best to you ~ nick

Martin Krepelin on April 13, 2013

LIKE, greetings

Nick Weall on April 13, 2013

Martin Krepelin, ~ Hello Martin thank you for your like ~ Friendly greetings to you too ~ nick

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  • Uploaded on April 7, 2013
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    by Nick Weall
    • Taken on 2013/04/07 12:11:44
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 400.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash