Expected results: The main expected results are: The release of 120 individuals of Fringilla
teydea polatzeki in the central summit from the captive breeding centre and also translocation of animals from the source population, so the population size in those pine forests reaches 160 individuals (plus released animals born in the natural environment) at the end of the project; The production of 20 individuals/year in the captive breeding centre; An increase of the wild blue chaffinch population of Gran Canaria by up to 450 individuals, effectively doubling the size of the population; and A plantation of 80 000 Canarian pines in the ecological corridors in the central summit and Tamadaba.
purpureus (Gmelin), purple I O finch Coccothraustes vespertinus I R (Cooper), evening grosbeak Fringilla
montifringilla Linnaeus, I R brambling Loxia curvirostra Linnaeus, red N R crossbill L.
With Delafield's journal pages in hand, Cooper in 1825 named the new species Fringilla
vespertina, meaning "finch of the evening.
Two types of orientation in migrating starlings Sturnus vulgaris and chaffinches Fringilla
coelebs, as revealed by displacement experiments.
The adaptive significance of reoriented migration of chaffinches Fringilla
coelebs and bramblings F.
Already on the way are the Fringilla
and Firkin in Finchley (Fringilla
is the Latin name for the finch family
It catches insects like a pewee, darting off from its perch and returning to it, and sings something like "a-chill chill, chill chill, chill chill, a-twear, twill twill twee," or it may be all tw (not loud, a little like the Fringilla
hiemalis, or more like the pine warbler), rapid, and more and more intense as it advances.
Characterization of an H9N2 avian influenza virus from a Fringilla
montifringilla brambling in northern China.
The case concerns the live capture of seven species: chaffinch Fringilla
coelebs, linnet Carduelis cannabina, goldfinch Carduelis carduelis, greenfinch Carduelis chloris, hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes, serin Serinus serinus and siskin Carduelis spinus.
One museum specimen, of Fringilla
coelebs (chaffinch), was apparently infected with both viruses.
A house sparrow - Passer domesticus - perched on a twig; A goldfinch - Carduelis carduelis; A chaffinch - Fringilla
coelebs; A blackbird - Turdus Merul
he says, `How unusual for this time of year, father, a brambling, Latin name Fringilla
montifringilla, average clutch size 5--7 eggs.
Some learn their song during a short sensitive period early in life (Marler 1987), before or after dispersing from the natal territory, or both; examples are the chaffinch, Fringilla
coelebs (Thorpe 1958), zebra finch, Taeniopygia guttara (Immelmann and Suomi 1981), song and swamp sparrows, Melospiza melodia and M.
Evolution of the chaffinch, Fringilla
coelabs, on the Atlantic islands.
and Chaffinch, Fringilla
coelebs) peck the fruit without detaching it from the peduncle or, after plucking, tear off the pulp while holding the fruit in the bill or against the perch.