Goldfinch

March 17th 2010

Goldfinches are scarce in Assynt but seem to be increasing in recent years.

This one was in a garden near Lochinver. Apparently does not breed in assynt but if anyone knows differenmt please let us know. Photograph by Mike Rochester

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