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The Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla) is a member of the finch family Fringillidae which is in the genus Fringilla. It breeds in the northern birch and coniferous forests of Scandinavia and Russia. With the onset of colder weather, this migratory species moves south to winter in western and southern Europe, North Africa, the northern part of the Indian sub continent, China, and Japan. During migration, it regularly occurs in Alaska and as far south as the western United States.
Patrick J. O'Keeffe / Raw Birds
Saturday 27 July 2013
BRAMBLING (Fringilla montifringilla) male June 2009, Neljän Tuulen Tupa, Kaamasentie 3831 - KaamanenInari, Inari, Finland
Labels: Birds of Europe, Birds of Finland, Birds of Scandanavia, finches, Finches of Europe, Finland, Finnish Birds, Fringilla montifringilla, Inari, Neeljan Tuulen Tupa, passerines, woodland birds