European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) Science Image
European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)Ref: goldfinch-e3q7302
Description:European goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) perched on a twig. These birds are seed eaters although they eat insects in the summer. Niger seeds (Guizotia abyssinica) are often used as bird food to attract these colourful birds, along with other finches, into the garden. The image was taken in Powys, Mid Wales, UK.