Scandinavian Mountains over 2000m - Flora & Fauna

Scandinavian Mountains over 2000 metres - James Baxter

Flora & FaunaBirds › Brambling

Fringilla montifringilla, Brambling, Bjørkfink. 15cm.

A very common summer visitor which is usually found in the higher forests, notably in the mountain birch and willow scrub zones.

They nest in trees, often near the ground in cup shaped moss and grass constructions. Their summer food tends to be insects and their larvae, predominantly moths.

They are very gregarious birds, sometimes forming large flocks.