Scientific name: Carduelis carduelis
Nature Stars: 40
About: A common, small finch of gardens, parks, woodland, heathland and farmland. About 13cm long. Goldfinches are small, colourful finches, gingery brown above and pale below, with black and yellow wings, a black crown, white cheeks and a bright red face. They
How to identify: Unmistakeable.
Fantastic fact: A group of Goldfinches is called a charm.
Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc