How to identifyThe male Bullfinch is unmistakable with his bright pinkish-red breast and cheeks, grey back, black cap and tail, and bright white rump. The flash of the rump in flight and piping whistled call are usually the first signs of Bullfinches being present. They feed voraciously on the buds of various trees in spring and were once a 'pest' of fruit crops.
* This map is intended as a guide. It shows general distribution rather than detailed, localised populations.