Eurasian siskin


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The Eurasian siskin (Spinus spinus, vihervarpunen in Finnish) is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. It is also called the European siskin, common siskin or just siskin. It is very common throughout Europe and Asia. It is found in forested areas, both coniferous and mixed woodland where it feeds on seeds of all kinds, especially of alder and conifers.

I photographed these siskins in my backyard in Mäntsälä, Finland.

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I will post every week “Thursday Twitters”, pictures of birds mainly from
Finland and Southern Africa, occasionally also taken elsewhere.
The source of the text is most likely Wikipedia or similar online article.

About Olli Laasanen

Eyes and ears open. New and old. Jobs and hobbies. Pictures and music. Entertaining and serious. Change and stability. Nature and urban.
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