It looks like a finch, it smells like a finch -
but is it a finch?
The other day our resident wildlife photographer met this
strange-looking customer fluttering along the slopes of Benevenagh. We
are not sure exactly what it might be and hope that more enlightened
readers may cure our ignorance.
The bird has all the hallmarks of a finch: proper size, round
head, split tail and triangular beak are all present and accounted for.
The one thing that puzzles us is the blonde appearance of the little