Gowdspink

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Gowlspink
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In Tarn, France
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Faimily: Fringillidae
Genus: Carduelis
Species: C. carduelis
Binomial name
Carduelis carduelis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Carduelis carduelis". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 16 Julie 2012.