General information. The brambling is a bird of the finch family, native to northern Finland, particularly Forest- and Fell-Lapland. The nesting population in Finland has remained fairly stable during the past few years. During cold springs the brambling nests in the southern parts of the country.
- Length 16 cm
- Nests in trees
- Winters in western- and central Europe
- Feeds on seeds and insects
Habitat. In northern Finland the brambling nests in forests, in stunted-growth birch copses and around swampland.
Distribution in Vaasa. The brambling was observed in about 20 survey blocks during the inventory. Observations were mainly concentrated to lush deciduous- and mixed type forests located in valleys.