Male chaffinch - Olha Koval
The common chaffinch (Fringillacoelebs), usually known simply as the chaffinch, is a common and widespread small passerine bird in the finch family. Length : 14-16 cm. Weight : 20-24 g. Upperparts are soft reddish-brown on back, whereas the rump is green. Upperwing is black with two conspicuous white bars, and buffy-white edges to flight feathers. The tail is black with white outer rectrices. Underparts are pinkish-brown. Vent and undertail coverts are whitish. On the head, forehead is blackish. Crown, nape and neck sides are grey. Cheeks and ear-coverts are pinkish-brown, as underparts. Eyes are dark brown. Legs and feet are pinkish-brown. The female builds a nest with a deep cup in the fork of a tree. The clutch is typically four or five eggs.