Phil Pearce

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Siskin

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Siskin

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“Carduelis Spinus”

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The Siskin is a small passerine of the finch family.

It is a lively little bird with a forked tail

 and long narrow beak. 

They eat seeds of 

conifers, alders, birch and some insects.

They can be seen all year round

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They are 12cm in length

They have a wingspan of 20 to 23cm

They weigh in at between 12 and 18g

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