Scientific name: Carduelis spinus
Family: Finches (Fringillidae)
Wingspan: 20 - 23cm (8 - 9")
Diet: Mainly insects and seeds
Feed with: Ideal food for the siskin includes peanuts, seeds and fats. They happily feed from hanging feeders.
Habitat: Siskins can be found commonly among the tops of trees. During Winter, they are abundant through England.
Lifespan: 2 - 3 Years