Fringilla coelebs

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Related to Fringilla coelebs: chaffinch, Common Chaffinch
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Synonyms for Fringilla coelebs

small European finch with a cheerful song

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The chaffinch Fringilla coelebs, a short-distance migrant, and the Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus, a long-distance migrant, in whose case a significant [chi square]-test result occurred respectively in 78% and 62% of classifications, support this possibility.
Latin name: Fringilla coelebs Family: Finches (Fringillidae) Overview: The UK's second commonest breeding bird, its patterned plumage helps it to blend in when feeding on the ground and in flight it reveals a flash of white on the wings and white outer tail feathers.
Timing of copulations and mate guarding in the chaffinch Fringilla coelebs.
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.