The top four locations for greenfinches
were all islands, the Isle of Anglesey, Orkney Islands, Isle of Scilly and Eilean Siar suggesting the disease has not reached those areas.
In this case thousands of chaffinches move to Britain from Scandinavia, and the Baltic countries, whilst many greenfinches
from the same area winter in the Low Countries.
Nuts, fat-balls, and seeds are a sure way to bring in blue tits, great tits, greenfinches
- even woodpeckers will come to a bird table.
Residents on a small cul-de-sac in Brynsiencyn have found 19 dying and dead greenfinches
and chaffinches in a single week.
Trichomoniasis has been spreading rapidly in recent weeks and has already wiped out huge numbers of native species including greenfinches
, chaffinches, goldfinches and sparrows.
National reports say hundreds of birds, particularly greenfinches
and bullfinches, along with collared doves, are being wiped out by the infection.
More than 100 birds, including bullfinches and greenfinches
, were found in a raid on The Fountain pub in Bethnal Green, London.
Put some food on the ground, as certain species such as greenfinches
and thrushes prefer to feed at ground level.
are not the only species susceptible, but its population has been affected more than others.
A DEADLY disease hitting greenfinches
and chaffinches in the UK has spread to Europe.
Suspended feeders are primarily used by agile birds such as tits, greenfinches
Small flocks of greenfinches
can be a common sight at bird tables, sometimes queuing up with chaffinches and sparrows to take a turn at feeders.