Where to see them
Anywhere there are scattered bushes and trees, rough ground with thistles and other seeding plants. Likes orchards, parks, gardens, heathland and commons. Less common in upland areas and most numerous in southern England.
When to see them
All year round.
What they eat
Seeds and insects in summer.
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