European Serin Serinus serinus
Streaked Scrub Warbler, Ourika Valley, Morocco, April 2014 - click for larger image Ourika Valley, Morocco
April 2014

The European Serin is distributed in most of continental Europe except Scandinavia and around the Mediterranean Sea in North Africa and the Middle East. It is found in woodland, gardens, orchards, etc. where it feeds mainly on seeds and flowers but can also hunt invertebrates.

It is a small finch with a proportionately large head and small bill.

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