Linnet

The common linnet is a small passerine bird of the finch family, Fringillidae. It 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.

Latin Name
Linaria cannabina

Photos

When the bird was spotted

Date Location Title Seen by Interestingness
UK, Teesside and the North York Moors North Gare b.m.stokesley **
UK, Teesside and the North York Moors Saltholme b.m.stokesley **
Germany, Dagebüll Beltringharderkoog Hühnerhabicht ****
UK, Teesside and the North York Moors North Gare b.m.stokesley **
UK, Teesside and the North York Moors In tree near house b.m.stokesley ***
Germany, Marktrodach Male linnet sitting on the roof of neighbour´s house Hühnerhabicht ***
UK, Teesside and the North York Moors Fields near Great Broughton b.m.stokesley **
France, Leymen In the garden mike421 ***
Spain, Mallorca Boquer valley b.m.stokesley
UK, Teesside and the North York Moors Roof of house next door b.m.stokesley
UK, Teesside and the North York Moors Garden Fence - spotted by H b.m.stokesley
France, Leymen Linnets feeding in the garden mike421 **