The female is much duller in colouring, but both sexes have two contrasting white wing bars and white sides to the tail. Chaffinch in flight. Two different begging notes are also used by nestling and by fledgling chaffinches respectively. Longish tail, which shows a dark centre and white outer feathers in flight. I just love taking my birds in flight shots. HABITAT: The chaffinch can be …

Chaffinch in flight. Nape and crown blue-grey. Tags: Wildlife and nature. It is that undulating flight that help identify the chaffinch in flight. The male is brightly coloured with a blue-grey cap and rust-red underparts. They are: flight call; social / aggressive call; injury call; three different courtship calls; three different alarm calls. As always early on I took a few shots just to ensure I had something in the camera. Late morning the electrician rang with a quote for some work we need done at the Lodge.

Both sexes display large white patches on otherwise blackish wings, both when perched and flying - this makes Identification very easy even at some range. The female is much greyer, with washed out warm grey underparts. Female Chaffinches and immatures are less strikingly coloured, with an overall drab brown-grey-green appearance to the back and head and a buff off-white belly and chest. The common chaffinch or simply the chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) is a common and widespread small passerine bird in the finch family.

When the chaffinch closes its wings completely it rises and falls in the air .

I expected to be out and about in the afternoon so didn't worry too much about what t5he settings were.

In flight the chaffinch closes its wings completely (this is inbetween flapping it’s wings). By sidnox Follow. In flight, the two white wing bars can be seen.

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Discover (and save!) :-) The chaffinch, in addition to its song, has nine different calls. Jun 29, 2012 - This Pin was discovered by Anna Asche.

A shot of a Chaffinch that's just coming in to land on the Peanut feeder that's out of shot to the right. Thanks for looking, cheers!

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