Greenfinch

Name: Greenfinch

Scientific name: Carduelis chloris

Category: Birds

Nature Stars: 30

What are nature stars?

About: A common, large finch of gardens, parks, woodland and farmland. About 15cm long. Greenfinches are large, chunky finches, olive green, grey and yellow. They feed on seeds, often coming to bird tables in gardens.

How to identify: Large billed, greyish green with a yellow patch in the wing.

Where: Widespread

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 30
  • Agility: 60
  • Rarity: 10
  • Cute factor: 50
  • Traveller: 60

Fantastic fact: As well as Europe, Greenfinches can also be found in both Australia and New Zealand, where they were introduced by English settlers to remind them of home.

Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc


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comments

  • Dolphita
    • Date: 2012-10-25 17:47:26
    • Dolphita

    they are so cute!

  • Dolphita
    • Date: 2012-10-25 17:47:11
    • Dolphita

    they are so cute!

  • Dolphita
    • Date: 2012-10-25 17:46:04
    • Dolphita

    they are so cute!

  • Tawnyea
    • Date: 2012-08-09 08:53:25
    • Tawnyea

    this picture of a greenfinch is a female because its back is brown. a male greenfinches back is green. /

  • Kittisis
    • Date: 2012-07-29 16:51:20
    • Kittisis

    you used good infomation and nice facts.It is cute.

  • Kittisis
    • Date: 2012-07-29 16:49:39
    • Kittisis

    you used good infomation and nice facts.It is cute.

  • Wigeonona
    • Date: 2011-06-16 15:44:48
    • Wigeonona

    i love greenfinches!

  • Ottero
    • Date: 2011-01-02 10:51:58
    • Ottero

    I get greenfinches on my bird feeders, they are really cool!!.

  • Foxalas
    • Date: 2010-03-06 17:42:40
    • Foxalas

    I always hear them before i see them