Birds of Ireland

Chaffinch

Chaffinch

The chaffinch is widespread throughout Ireland all year long. It can be found in parkland, at the coast and very frequently in gardens. In fact it is one of the Top 20 garden birds in Ireland and the most common finch in Ireland, according to Birdwatch Ireland.

Best Sites

You are likely to come across Chaffinches in any parkland or woodland location throughout the country.

Chaffinch, Turvey Park, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1.4X Ext, 1/200, F10, ISO 500

Chaffinches MAting, St. Catherineā€²s Park, Lucan, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1.4 Ext, 1/1000, F10, ISO 1000

Chaffinch, Turvey Park, Dublin: Canon 600D, 75 - 300MM Lens, 1/320th, F8, ISO 200

Chaffinch, National Botanic Gardens, Dublin: Canon EOD 600D, 75 - 300MM Lens, 1/400th, F5.6, ISO 100

Chaffinch, Carlingford, Louth: Canon EOS 600D, 75 - 300MM Lens, 1/400th, F8, ISO 100

Chaffinch Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1.4X Extender, 1/320 SEC, F9, ISO 500

Chaffinch at Waterford Greenway, Kilmacthomas, Waterford: Canon 7 D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1/50 Sec, F18, ISO 640