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Lesser Redpoll Carduelis flammea
Identification: A finch that is streaked all over with a dark bib and red forehead. Small yellow bill. Males can have variable amounts of red on the breast.
Information: Alternative name: Common Redpoll. Distribution: resident throughout the British Isles fewer further south in England. moves around in flocks and is often found on Alder in the winter.
Similar species: Twite