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Friday Feathers #1

I know it isn’t Friday quite yet, but my wireless unit is brokt and unable to take a charge, so it’s likely I won’t be back on line until Tuesday, the 18th. 34 more words


Animals | American Goldfinch

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American Goldfinch [Spinus tristis] ~ #54

After seeing the Rufous Hummingbirds we continued on the trail. I saw a flash of yellow up high and snapped a few pictures before it flew away. 71 more words


Surprise Visitor!

This beautiful American Goldfinch was a surprise visitor to our backyard this afternoon. I was quite certain these birds had all left the area as I hadn’t seen one in at least three weeks. 212 more words

Birds And Birding

Male American Goldfinch's Seasonal Plumage

Most songbirds have one complete molt every year, in the late summer. Some, like the American goldfinch, have another (partial) molt in the spring. Last fall male goldfinches molted, replacing many of their bright yellow feathers with drab, greenish-gray feathers, so that they closely resemble females during the winter. 77 more words