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  1. Deb Burhinus

    Finch in Ethiopia

    I’ve since googled these and indeed they seem to be the ubiquitous seedeater in this part if Ethiopia - so I wondered, given the difference in bill shape between European Siskin and these, in your experience of seeing these, did they have a similar ‘siskin’ gizz in their behaviour/flight/calls...
  2. Deb Burhinus

    Finch in Ethiopia

    I thought it looked like a 1cy E.Serin but both well out of range for Ethiopia surely. The bill looks the wrong shape for Siskin (which has a slightly longer more pointed bill than I can see here but I have no experience with Ethiopian Siskin compare bill shape here...