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Family FRINIGIM-IDAE

Species Coccothraustes eoceothraustes

Length 6'/. in (17 cm)

expanded tips of flight

expanded tips of flight

A large finch of the forest trcctops. this bird has a massive bill, with which it can open cherry pits to extract the kernels. Other foods are seeds, buds, and fruits. Seen in small parties in winter. Hawfinches are secretive birds at all times.

• NEST A shallow cup of twigs and plant materials, lined with rootlets, anil placed in a tree.

• Distribution Much of

Europe: parts of NAY. Africa, Middle East, C. Asia, S. Siberia, and E. Asia. jl 'VENII

Hawfinch

Family FRIN«II.I.IDAIS

Species £0phortii personnta

Length 9 in cm)

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