Madeiran Chaffinch

Fringilla coelebs madeirensis

Summary

Subspecies of the Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs), with a very large population (actual number in the order of a hundred thousand individuals) and has a small distribution area (Madeira Island).
Endemic subspecies, occurring almost everywhere on Madeira island, mainly in the Laurel forest.
The evolution trend of the global population is apparently stable.

Global conservation status

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

Occurs almost everywhere on Madeira island, in the Laurel forest but also in gardens, farms and woods.

Feed

It feeds mainly on seeds.

Breeding

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Predators

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Threats

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