Photo category:
Vertebrates specimen collection
Shrubland of Cyrenaica - Libya
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trikali, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Passerine Birds
Shrubland of Cyrenaica (Libya) diorama

Photo of a Chaffinch immature, Fringilla coelebs. The resident species population of North Africa (subspecies africana) differs from the european race in male's colouration with light blue crown and neck, and its green back. Here is an individual of the European nominate race which is coming to winter from far north populations.