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The Goldfinches Have Spoken

It took a while to capture the goldfinches on the thistle socks but I was determined since I never know when they might disappear again. But they seem to be happy for the moment. 301 more words


Bird Roll Call: January 15, 2018

  • American goldfinch
  • Black-capped chickadee
  • Blue jay
  • Carolina wren
  • Canada goose (overhead)
  • Dark-eyed junco
  • Downy woodpecker
  • European starling
  • House finch
  • House sparrow
  • Mourning dove
  • Northern cardinal…
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Bird Roll Call

American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) View of Back

Another shot of a male American Goldfinch. I liked this composition and the detail of the feathers on his back.


American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

These are one of the most common birds coming to the feeding area. We have them year round.


First Snowstorm of the Season

One of my favorite winter past times is photographing birds during a snow storm. Fortunately our first significant snowfall occurred during the day so I was able to photograph a wide variety of birds. 30 more words



Not a rarity but the return of a familiar bird: two American Goldfinches in their pale winter plumage.  Not much golden color but the usual bold wing bars.  210 more words


Early Winter Birds at Canadian Hill Farm

These are some of the birds that have been turning up at my feeders at the start of winter. 16 more words

Bird Photography