Chaffinch, male and female illustration.

Chaffinch

I see a bird with a chest of red, with black and white wings and grey on its head...it's a chaffinch!

The chaffinch

  • My red front means that I am a male
  • I live almost everywhere in the UK
  • I eat seeds but feed my chicks on insects

Chaffinch video

Watch a chaffinch feeding and singing in winter!

Watch a chaffinch feeding and singing in winter!

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Chaffinch in winter video screenshot

Listen to a chaffinch sing!

Patrik Aberg, Xeno-canto

Make your own chaffinch mask!

Animal themed mask making activity, Big Wild Sleepout, Hertfordshire

Colour in the mask to look like a chaffinch!

Chaffinch colouring in sheet

Children doing activities, RSPB Ribble Discovery Centre

Colour in a chaffinch!