Gowdspink

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Gowlspink
In Tarn, France
Conservation status
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Carduelis
Species: C. carduelis
Binomial name
Carduelis carduelis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Carduelis carduelis carduelis
1 summer 2 all year
Carduelis carduelis caniceps
3 summer 4 all year
Carduelis carduelis carduelis

The Gowdspink or Gowdie (Carduelis carduelisis) is a wee birdie that's weel kent as gairden birds in Scotland an haes a fondness for the seeds o the thristle an the taisle. They wis aften taen as birds for the cage but this is nou ootwi the law.

Merk that Carduelis spinus is kent as the gowdie an aw.

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