European greenfinch (Chloris chloris)

a species of bird in the family Fringillidae living in Europe, North Africa and Southwest Asia. As a rule settled, but the northern part of the population of trout - flights II-IV and IX-XI. In Poland, the average large or numerous bird breeding, widespread throughout the country.

Characteristics of the species
The size of a sparrow. Olive-green plumage on top of the body, and greenish-yellow on the bottom. The sides of the head gray. Short tail clearly bifurcated at the end of the black and the yellow at the base. Beak strong, conical, fleshy color.
dimensions medium

Body length approx. 15 cm
Wingspan approx. 27 cm
Body weight approx. 28 g

Edging coniferous and mixed forests, parks, avenues, field plantings.
In young trees, mostly spruce. Very well covered and placed at a height of 1.5 to 4.5 m above the ground.
In May, the first clutch and the second in June. It consists of 4-6 eggs's different polar medium sized 14x20 mm, with gray-white background and a few dark red spots.

After the last egg lasts from 13-14 days. The chicks fly from the nest after approx. 2 weeks.
The weed seeds and fresh shoots of plants, mainly oil, and parts of the fruit. The young of the first brood eat the seeds of chickweed and dandelion and aphids and small larvae of butterflies. In winter greenfinches eat the fruits of wild rose, rowan and dried fruit blackberries.