Eurasian Chaffinch

Fringilla coelebs (Linnaeus, 1758)

Summary

Finch with an extremely large population (actual number in the order of a many hundreds of millions individuals) and has an extremely large distribution area (palearctic ecozone).
Species with sedentary and migratory populations. It nests mainly in the forests of the subarctic and temperate regions of Europe and winters mainly in the forests of the temperate and subtropical regions of Europe.
In the winter the migratory populations can form large flocks.
The evolution trend of the global population is stable.

Global conservation status

Least concern (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Behavior

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Habitat

It nests in the subarctic and temperate region of Europe and Northern Asia and in subtropical and temperate regions of Northern Africa, in forests, parks, gardens and farms. Winters in temperate and subtropical regions of Europe, Western Asia, North Africa and Himalayas range in forests, parks, gardens and farms.

Feed

It feeds mainly on seeds, but also insects.

Breeding

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