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Common Redpoll

(Carduelis [Acanthis] flammea)
Alternate name(s): "Redpoll"
German name(s): "Birkenzeisig", "Leinfink"

Size: 11.5-14 cm
Weight: 12-16 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Common Redpoll at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "flammea"

This race is also called the "Mealy Redpoll".

ADULT

MALE

Frontal view of a male Common Redpoll (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Skjervoy, near Tromso, Norway, June 2018]

Lateral view of a male Common Redpoll looking towards the observer (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Skjervoy, near Tromso, Norway, June 2018]

Lateral view of a male Common Redpoll; at this angle the red chest is basically invisible (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Skjervoy, near Tromso, Norway, June 2018]

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