Linnet-smaller than the House Sparrow,one of the finch species small and slim.Breeds in colonies,a very nervous species,difficult to approach.
Male Linnet.This shot was taken on the 14th March '08.A young Male,just starting to show his full Spring plumage,only 2 specks of red on the top of his head,in a few weeks he will have a glorious red top knot!!!
 
 
 
Adult Female Linnet. -June 2009
 
 
 
Young Male Linnet-This shot shows the difference in colour plumage between the male and female
 
 
Juvenile Linnet.-this shot was taken in the Hodbarrow reserve.
 
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