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  • European Goldfinch

  • Carduelis carduelis
  • The European Goldfinch has a red face, with a black crown and shoulders. The sides of the head are white. The upperparts and flanks are brown, the abdomen and rump are white. The black wings have conspicuous yellow bars and a white trailing edge in flight. The tail is black, tipped with white. Females are similar to males but have a less red face.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=205
  • Song link
  • « Back to Catalog
  • European Goldfinch

  • The European Goldfinch has a red face, with a black crown and shoulders. The sides of the head are white. The upperparts and flanks are brown, the abdomen and rump are white. The black wings have conspicuous yellow bars and a white trailing edge in flight. The tail is black, tipped with white. Females are similar to males but have a less red face.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Carduelis carduelis
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 996
  • Size
  • 13cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=205
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/european-goldfinch