European Goldfinch
Carduelis carduelis

– small passerine, smaller than a sparrow
– diurnal migrant
– migrates in small to medium, dense flocks
– often mixed with other finches

BIF873_GRIMM_130818_egofin-AD-1CY-FL_d_hessen
European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis, AD, 1CY
BIF0873, 18/08/2013, Hessen, Germany, Martin Grimm
BIF874_MPU_CI1Q0831_151226_egofin-FL_egfin-4_d_havelland
European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
European Greenfinch Chloris c. chloris

BIF0874, 26/12/2015, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF875_MPU_CI1Q0850_151226_egofin-FL_egfin-2_d_havelland
European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
European Greenfinch Chloris c. chloris

BIF0875, 26/12/2015, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF876_MPU_I1Q7458_121001_egofin-1CY-AD-FL_egfin-3_d_wermsdorfer-teiche
European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis, AD, 1CY
European Greenfinch Chloris c. chloris

BIF0876, 01/10/2012, Wermsdorfer Teiche, Germany, Mathias Putze

European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
Common Linnet Linaria c. cannabina
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer m. montanus

BIF1199, 25/01/2017, Brinnis, Germany, Mathias Putze

European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
Common Linnet Linaria c. cannabina
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer m. montanus

BIF1201, 25/01/2017, Brinnis, Germany, Mathias Putze

European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
Common Linnet Linaria c. cannabina

BIF1203, 25/01/2017, Brinnis, Germany, Mathias Putze

European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
Common Linnet Linaria c. cannabina
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer m. montanus
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla

BIF1204, 25/01/2017, Brinnis, Germany, Mathias Putze

European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
Common Linnet Linaria c. cannabina

BIF1205, 25/01/2017, Brinnis, Germany, Mathias Putze

European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
Common Linnet Linaria c. cannabina

BIF1206, 25/01/2017, Brinnis, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF877_MPU_CI1Q0855_151226_egofin-FL_egfin-3_d_havelland
European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
European Greenfinch Chloris c. chloris

BIF0877, 26/12/2015, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF878_MPU_PUM8903_120110_egofin-6_d_schadebach
European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
BIF0878, 10/01/2012, Schadebacher Teiche, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF879_MPU_PUM8901_120110_egofin-FL_egfin-1_d_schadebach
European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
European Greenfinch Chloris c. chloris

BIF0879, 10/01/2012, Schadebacher Teiche, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF880_MPU_CI1Q0876_151226_egofin-FL_d_havelland
European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
BIF0880, 26/12/2015, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze

European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
BIF1067, 20/01/2017, Ölzschau, Germany, Mathias Putze

European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis
BIF1068, 20/01/2017, Ölzschau, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF890-3_PFR04491_1-10_101029_egofin-carduelis-1-FC_d_th_altenf_REF-S
European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis, calls during migration
BIF0890, 20/10/2010, Altenfeld, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga Parabolic Reflector

BIF891-3_PFR09901_1-10_140328_egofin-carduelis-30-FC_d_sn_werb-see_REF-S
European Goldfinch Carduelis c. carduelis, 30, calls in flight
BIF0891, 28/03/2014, Werbeliner See, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga Parabolic Reflector

comparison species:
European Greenfinch
Eurasian Siskin
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