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Fringilla coelebs

Fringilla coelebs
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Copyright: mihalceanu vasile (silex21) (14)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-04-24
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-05-06 6:20
Viewed: 2614
Points: 2
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Finch (Fringilla coelebs) is a small migratory bird (14-18 cm), family Fringillidae. It is Widespread in Romania since the Lower lands, the forests of Willows in the Danube delta, the Regions of mountain and alpine pasture juniper Reaching year of 1500 m altitude Above nm. The area of spread of Finch includes, Regions in Europe, North Africa and South West Asia

Finch Has pronounced sexual dimorphism, the male with scarlet color. Goiter chest and sides of head, rump and head rest is gray, and the back is brown. The female HAS brown plumage with shades of gray. The nest is built largely on the female plant roots, bark, moss and straw. Being lined with Feathers, it is located at the fork of branches and with lichen and moss is Masked. The female deposited in the April 4 to 5 Bluish green eggs spotted with red, of Which the eclozionează chickens. 13 days. Depending on the abundance of food, the season in May the female lay eggs for 2 to 3 times. In Romania is only partially migratory finch, the country iernānd Males, while females and young migrate to North Africa or South West Asia.

Finches feed on berries, seeds, insects and Their larvae. In spring, During mating, the male is brightly colored to attract female by HIS Attention to the chirping noisily.

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Ciao Mihalceanu, welcome on TN, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose on a wonderful lighting BG, excellent sharpness, splendid natural colors, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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