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Chaffinch - juvenile male
Photo by Psilo,Bolton,UK

Chaffinch - juvenile male

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Photo taken Pennington flash August 2004

When chaffinch fledglings leave the nest they all look like females. Gradually over a few weeks the males chest starts to turn pink, though he wont develop his full male plumage until the spring.

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