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Species Details

Common Name Redpoll
Scientific Name Carduelis flammea
Species Group Birds Finches and Buntings
Status Restricted
Interest Level
3
Visabile
  • 10 - October
  • 11 - November
  • 12 - December
  • 01 - January
  • 02 - February
  • 03 - March
  • 04 - April
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A finch with streaked brown plumage and red plumage above the beak on on the throat 

Identification Notes
  • Slightly larger than the lesser redpoll and paler/greyer
  • Seen mainly on migration in Autumn but are also seen occasionally during the winter
  • Associated mainly with birch, alder and spruce trees  
Primary Habitat
Preferred Environment
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