Bird Papercraft - Brambling Free Download

Bird Papercraft - Brambling Free Download

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Bird Papercraft - Brambling Free DownloadThis animal papercraft is a Brambling (Fringilla Montifringilla), created by gansuke. The Brambling, Fringilla montifringilla, is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. The Brambling is similar in size and shape to a Chaffinch. Breeding-plumaged male Bramblings are very distinctive, with a black head, dark upperparts, orange breast and white belly. Females and younger birds are less distinct, and more similar in appearance to some Chaffinches.

The common English name is probably derived from Common West Germanic *brâma, meaning bramble or a thorny bush. It has also been called the Cock o' the North and the Mountain Finch.

This species is almost entirely migratory. In Europe, it forms large flocks in the winter, sometimes with thousands or even millions of birds in a single flock. Such large gatherings occur especially if beech mast is abundant. Bramblings do not require beech mast in the winter, but winter flocks of Bramblings will move until they find it. This may be an adaptation to avoid competition with the Chaffinch. Bramblings mostly eat seeds, but unlike most finches, their young are fed largely on insects.

This bird is widespread throughout the forests of northern Europe and Asia. It is migratory, wintering in southern Europe, north Africa, north India, northern Pakistan, China and Japan. It regularly strays into Alaska during migration and may continue as far south as the western United States. Open coniferous or birch woodland is favoured for breeding. It builds its nest in a tree fork, and decorates the exterior with moss or lichen to make it less conspicuous. It lays 4-9 eggs.

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