Linnet by GiMi53 ()
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The Linnet, Carduelis cannabina, is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae.
In French: Linotte mélodieuse
The linnet derives its scientific name from its fondness for hemp and its English name from its liking for seeds of flax, from which linen is made.
Thank you very much for your comments on my previous upload:
Image Comments (24)
iaacf () 11:30PM | Fri, 04 March 2011
What a beautiful shot of the 'kneu'. I hardly see them where I live..
tommorules () 12:46PM | Sat, 05 March 2011
Great find & capture. I've seen them on the NW coast of England but never got this close!
delaorden_ojeda () 5:28AM | Tue, 08 March 2011
excelent capture and composition , nice colors and details
anmes () 4:10PM | Wed, 09 March 2011
Very fine capture. Wicked spines on the branch. thanks for interesting info.