Fairly common to common in varied wooded and forested habitats, parks, gardens, and farmland with hedges and scattered trees. Forms flocks in autumn and winter, when also occurs in more open country, including tidelines. Often visits garden feeders. Male greenish overall with rather stout pale pinkish bill, yellow flashes on wing and sides of tail. Female much drabber but shares male pattern, especially note big, dull pinkish bill, yellow wing flash.