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

Carduelis carduelis
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Recorded on the 29th of May 2005 in the south of Tomsk (upland meadow; at 5624N, 8457E). Background species: Carpodacus erythrinus, Sylvia communis.   

Common in our latitudes all the year round. Resident-nomadic species.

Inhabits light deciduous and mixed woodland, grassy pine plantations and orchards and gardens.

Song can be heard almost all the year, but the period of mass singing lasts usually from February-March until August.