26 July 2014

Chaffinch




Chaffinch in Laajalahti 7.6.2014.

The chaffinch is the most common breeding
bird in the south of Finland.



54 comments:

  1. Two great critters in a row - the adorable bird, and the awesome boa!

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    1. Thank you Al! Both are beautiful in their own way.

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  2. They are such lovely and colourful birds. Quite recognisable by their call too.

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    1. Thank you Adam! Their song is beautiful.

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  3. beautiful photos of the chaffinch Gunilla and it looks so lovely leafy green and summery

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  4. Lovely photos! I think the finch species are some of the most varied and beautiful birds out there!

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  5. Nice looking bird - I like the metal blue heads of the males.

    Sorry about the much delayed reply - I've been in the UK for a month and I let the blog sit on the back burner - normal service will resume soon!

    Stewart M - Melbourne

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    1. Thank you Stewart! I hope you had a great trip. I would have let the blog sit on the back burner as well.

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  6. Beautiful pictures of the male finch.
    Very well photographed, Gunilla.

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  7. fina bilder med mustig färg. :)

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    1. Tack Monica! Det var en mulen dag. :)

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  8. I love these birds they are so beautifully colored. !
    In winter they often visit my garden.
    Gunilla, I wish you a great Sunday :)

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    1. Thank you Ela! Have a lovely Sunday!

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  9. what awesome captures of this beautiful little bird!!!!!!!!!!

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  10. Nydelig bildee av bokfinken!

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  11. Wonderful beautiful bird...love the contrasting colors!!

    Thanks for linking up this weekend at the Bird D'Pot!

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  12. Du tar så himla fina bilder. Fåglarna på mina bilder blir som små knappt synliga flugor - jag har inte tålamod att komma dem tillräckligt nära.

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    1. Tack ska du ha Ulla! Alltid räcker inte mitt tålamod heller, men jag visar bara de bästa bilderna. :)

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  13. Hello Gunilla!
    It is common here too, but what a gorgeous little bird!
    Your photos are magnificent, lighting and framing are superb!
    Well done!

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  14. Great captures of this beautiful bird. Love the lichen-covered branch.

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  15. Thanks for sharing your common bird. Ours might be a sparrow or robin. I'm not sure.

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  16. your photo's of this lovely bird are beautiful Gunilla.

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  17. Beautiful captures of the Chaffinch!
    Like it a lot, Gunilla...
    Warm greetings, Anna

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  18. stunning captures of the chaffinch!
    have a nice week!

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    1. Thank you Christine! Enjoy your week!

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  19. Even their names are wonderful!!!!

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  20. This flag man is not only beautiful to look at, but he can also very nice singing :-)

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    1. Thank you Helma! He sings beautifully.

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