Greenfinches are very rare visitors to my garden these days. About 7 years ago they frequently spent time on the feeders, but once the school had their perimeter trees cut down, the Greenies and Chaffies disappeared. A day or so back, I heard the distinctive sound of a male Greenfinch and spotted one up in the holly tree. I was unable to get any photos but hoped he would return. He (or another male) appeared again today, as did a female. I photographed him from the garden, but had to take pictures of her from indoors and from quite a distance. The Pigeon Mafia were in the garden in great numbers, so opening the kitchen door would have spooked them and in turn the finch. Here are the photos that I did manage to take. Hope you like them.
Unicum arbustum haud alit duos erithacos
(One bush does not shelter two Robins)
Zenodotus (3rd Century B.C.)
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