Carduelis spinus

Siskin - Quite a wonderfully coloured bird with it's vivid yellow wing bars. More common in Ireland and the Scottish Highlands than the rest of Britain. The male has the striking black cap. These photographs taken at Greaghnafarna in Co. Leitrim.

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▼ Male Siskin feeding on nyer seed. Greaghnafarna Co. Leitrim

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