Brambling

Fringilla montifringilla (Linnaeus, 1758)

Summary

Finch with an extremely large population (actual number in the order of a few hundreds of millions individuals) and has an extremely large distribution area (palearctic ecozone).
Migratory species, although there are sedentary populations. It nests in the subarctic region of Europe and Asia, in forests and winters in temperate and subtropical regions of Europe, Asia and North Africa, mainly in deciduous forests, woods or farms.
In the winter it can form flocks with many hundreds of individuals.
The trend in the evolution of the global population is apparently a decreasing one.

Global conservation status

Least concern (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Brambling

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It nests in the subarctic region of Europe and Asia, in deciduous forests of birch or open coniferous forests and winters in temperate and subtropical regions of Europe, Asia and North Africa, mainly in deciduous forests, woods or farms (stubble).

Feed

It feeds mainly on seeds, but also insects and fruits.

Breeding

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Predators

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Winter migrant Resident Breeding migrant Passage migrant