Common Chaffinch

Fringilla coelebs

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Fringilline & Cardueline Finches (Fringillidae)

Code 4

CCHA

Code 6

FRICOE

ITIS

HEAD

Common Chaffinch Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Blue-gray
  • Forehead Color: Black-gray
  • Nape Color: Blue-gray
  • Throat Color: Pink with buff wash.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Common Chaffinch Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 15 cm (6 in)
  • Weight: 23 g (0.8 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Rufous or Rust, Buff
  • Underparts: White belly, flanks and coverts and pink-buff washed breast.
  • Upperparts: Pink-brown and black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Common Chaffinch Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Somewhat bounding flight with rapid wing beats alternating with brief periods of wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 24 cm (9.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray-black
  • Under Tail: Gray-black
  • Leg Color: brown-gray
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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