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A Common Rosefinch perches on the branches
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Image details:  
Image Description: A Common Rosefinch perches on the branches
Image notes: Spring sightings of this bird are almost annual. This adult male visited Fetlar.
Species in Image: Common Rosefinch
Date: 1968
Area: Fetlar
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc02085

General details:  
Common Name Common Rosefinch
Latin Name Carpodacus erythrinus
Latin Group Name Passeriformes
Latin Family Name Fringillidae
Common Family Name Finches
Description Scarce passage migrant. The species was dropped from the official rarities list in 1982. Since then there have been almost annual sightings.
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