No.586 Brambling Fringilla montifringilla

L=16cm

Rank : 3
Winter Visitor
Migrates tomountainous districts and groves in flats in winter. The number of visitsvaries considerably from year to year|in some years very few arrivals, whilea large flock of more than 1,000 was observed on Mt. Takao in February,2008. Observation records are mainly between November to next March in thisarea.@@ Both male and female have rufous breasts and flanks. The malefscrown is darker than the female.

Brambling (Adult, Winter Plumage‰)

Brambling (Adult, Winter PlumageŠ)