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Chaffinch

What do they look like?

Both male and female chaffinches have long tails with large white markings on their otherwise black wings. While the female is greyer with warm grey underside, the male is a colourful pinkish orange breast, face and underside which darkens in the winter.  

Chaffinch

What do they eat?

While they eat mainly seeds and split grains they will feed small  insects to their young. Frequent visitors to your bird table and seed feeder. 

Where do they nest?

The chaffinch will create a nest of moss and dried grass which you will find at the end of a branch!

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