Birds of the southern taiga of western Siberia - song and habitat around Tomsk

Chloris chloris 
-  Greenfinch - Зеленушка - Groenling  -  Song

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Recorded on the 15th of June 2002 near Kislovka village, Tomsk suburbs (mixed woodland; at 5625N, 8423E). Background species: Oriolus oriolus, Carpodacus erythrinus, Turdus pilaris.

Arrives at the thaw period. In Tomsk and its outskirts appears at the end of March early April. Some birds winters in the region.

Species of woodland and arable fields. Breeds at coniferous and mixed woodland edges, in wooded pasture and copses, in bushy areas and in parks and gardens. Has become a common bird in the south of the region during the last twenty years.

Sings from April until June. Birds producing a second brood also sing in July.