Chaffinch, Common Chaffinch German: Buchfink
Mongolian: Дуулгат бужирга, Дуулгат ээрүүл бялзуухай
French: Pinson des arbres
Japanese: ズアオアトリ (Zuao-atori)
Body length: 14-16 cm
Wing span: 24-28 cm
Breeding visitor /passage migrant
Breeding season: May-August
Egg number: 4-5
Egg colour: Glossy bright blue with pinkish
tinged blotches, spots, streaks.
1-2 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least concern
Food: Terrestrial invertebrates and their
larvae, seeds of various plants.
Habitat: It breeds in woodlands and woodland
edges, also in scrub and thickets in the Torkholig river basin. Nest is placed
in trees or taller shrub, usually built tightly into a fork. The nest is a deep
cup constructed with moss mixed with lichen, grass and roots. On migration they occur in open habitats.