Mystery Bird: European Greenfinch, Carduelis chloris

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[Mystery bird] European Greenfinch, Carduelis chloris, photographed on the University of Helsinki (Helsingin Yliopisto) campus in Kumpula, Helsinki, Finland. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow]

Image: GrrlScientist, 3 July 2009 [larger view].

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Carduelis chloris.
Greenish back, greyish wings, yellow patch on lower part of wing.
Looks like one, we have them around where I live sometimes. Rarely though.

By Nellie Nüms (not verified) on 04 Jul 2009 #permalink