The common chaffinch or simply the chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) is a common and widespread small passerine bird in the finch family.

Female Chaffinches and immatures are less strikingly coloured, with an overall drab brown-grey-green appearance to the back and head and a buff off-white belly and chest. I expected to be out and about in the afternoon so didn't worry too much about what t5he settings were. In flight, the two white wing bars can be seen.

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In flight the chaffinch closes its wings completely (this is inbetween flapping it’s wings). Both sexes display large white patches on otherwise blackish wings, both when perched and flying - this makes Identification very easy even at some range. The chaffinch, in addition to its song, has nine different calls. Jun 29, 2012 - This Pin was discovered by Anna Asche. Thanks for looking, cheers!

Chaffinch in flight. When the chaffinch closes its wings completely it rises and falls in the air . Longish tail, which shows a dark centre and white outer feathers in flight.

It is that undulating flight that help identify the chaffinch in flight.
Late morning the electrician rang with a quote for some work we need done at the Lodge. The female is much greyer, with washed out warm grey underparts. Tags: Wildlife and nature. :-) I just love taking my birds in flight shots. Two different begging notes are also used by nestling and by fledgling chaffinches respectively. Chaffinch in flight.
They are: flight call; social / aggressive call; injury call; three different courtship calls; three different alarm calls. A shot of a Chaffinch that's just coming in to land on the Peanut feeder that's out of shot to the right. Buy all of Hovering male Chaffinch in flight at Lochwinnoch RSPB nature reserve, Scotland

As always early on I took a few shots just to ensure I had something in the camera. Nape and crown blue-grey. By sidnox Follow.

The female is much duller in colouring, but both sexes have two contrasting white wing bars and white sides to the tail.

Chaffinch vocabulary. HABITAT: The chaffinch can be … The male is brightly coloured with a blue-grey cap and rust-red underparts.