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The Common Redpoll

Categories: Birds.

The common redpoll visits the feeders quite frequently.  Redpolls belong to the finch family This little bird is about the same size as a goldfinch, around 12 or 13 cm. long.  Sometimes they are commonly mistaken for house finches or pine siskens.  It has the little red cap and the male has a reddish section under the chin.  You can also see a bit of red just above the tail. They like the black oil sunflower feeder and also the nyger feeder. I’m sharing with Wild Bird Wednesday and I’d Rather B Birdin. birds in the garden … critters in the garden … water birds
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