UK Conservation Status (AMBER)
The male bullfinch is unmistakable with his bright pinkish-red breast and cheeks, grey back, black cap and tail, and bright white rump.
Bullfinch diet changes throughout the year. Buds, shoots and flowers are important in spring, while seeds are taken more often in summer and winter. Invertebrates will also be caught to feed chicks in the nest.
To attract bullfinches to your garden, put out a selection of seeds and you may be lucky enough to receive a visit. You can read more about Bullfinches and other birds and wildlife in my Bird Photography Blog