Chaffinch

Chaffinch Eating Scone

Chaffinch Eating Scone (Enlarge)

Photographed in Arlington Court, Devon, UK, in June 2013.

The chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) is a common finch found in Europe. Their name comes from the Old English, from their tendency to peck grain in farmyards. It is the second most common bird in the British Isles.