Sunday 5 November 2017

The Greenfinch

European Greenfinches (Grønnfink /Carduelis chloris) were among the first birds to visit the feeding station I started in our then new home on Kongsgårdmoen (Kongsberg, Norway) in 2011.
All the photos below were shot in my garden.

Adult male in late afternoon sunlight:
European Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)-6939
Canon 60D, Sigma 150-500mm - 1/320, f/8, ISO1600, 500mm - June 28, 2012

Another adult male:
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Canon 60D, Sigma 150-500mm - 1/400, f/8, ISO1600, 500mm - June 8, 2012

Wet adult male and female:
Wet male & female European Greenfinches (Carduelis chloris)-5883
Canon 60D, Sigma 150-500mm - 1/100, f/8, ISO1600, 500mm - June 23, 2012

This is a link to my set of adult Greenfinch photos on Flickr. 

Juvenile Greenfinches quarreling on the sunflower seed feeder:
ISO 6400 European Greenfinches (Carduelis chloris) at my feeding place-5281.jpg
Canon 70D, Canon EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6 L USM IS - 1/250, f/5,6, ISO6400, 400mm - Sept.15, 2015

The shot above is from a Flickr set called "The Feeding Station". Click for more!

Finally, a very young Greenfinch fledgling:
Juvenile European Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)-7339

Canon 60D, Sigma 150-500mm - 1/400, f/8, ISO1600, 500mm - July 9, 2012

... and a link to my Juvenile Greenfinches set on Flickr where I found it.

For more info on Greenfinches check out Wikipedia.

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