Somewhat surprisingly the second commonest UK breeding bird is the Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) with an estimated 6.2 million pairs. This number is boosted in the winter by migrants from the continent who find seeds hard to come by. A small bird, about 5.5 inches long (14.5cm) it has a lovely song and a finc finc call. In Norfolk it was called the ‘Spink’ after it’s call. They can be seen in flocks in woodland, farmland, parks and gardens where seeds can be found.