CLOSED: Is this a siskin?

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Good Afternoon All

I came across this little bird (about the size of a sparrow) feeding on a footpath whilst out walking near Fort William (Scotland) on Friday.
Having done some digging on the internet, the closest looking bird I could find was a Pine Siskin, but I understand that these only live in the Americas?

Could anyone please confirm what kind of a bird it is?


Thumbnail by croggy Thumbnail by croggy Thumbnail by croggy Thumbnail by croggy
Northumberland, United Kingdom(Zone 9a)

Yep, female [Eurasian] Siskin. They're common in forested areas in western Scotland


Nottingham, United Kingdom

Thanks Resin... That makes more sense.


Post a Reply to this Thread

Please or register to post.

Upload Images to your reply

    You may upload up to 5 images