No.600 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes

L=18cm

Rank : 2
Winter Visitor
Common winter visitor to Asakawa River basin.@Stays comparatively long period from late October to beginning of May next year. Usually seen alone, or in a small group.@
The species has a characteristic stubby body, with a rather scary look. However, the species has hidden fans who love it. Tips of primaries and secondaries are lead-coloured and in peculiar shape.

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Adult

Adult

Shape of remex