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Project FeederWatch, a citizen sciemce program bewgan last weekend. This will be my tenth season of contributing observations.

These American Goldfinches were among my visitors.


Goldfinches and sunflowers

Yesterday I traveled with my photography mentor Cindy Dyer to McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area in nearby Poolesville, Maryland to check out the large fields of sunflowers that are planted there each year. 104 more words


Tuesday's birds

Yellow! This Tuesday (July 12th) I saw my first american goldfinches in breeding plumage in Calgary. Walking west from the osprey nest in Bowmont Park, on the small dirt path that follows the bank of the Bow River, I saw a bright yellow bird sitting on a low tree branch. 139 more words


Friday Feathers #41

Goldfinches! (Spinus tristis). All photos are 1500 x 996, click for full size.