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Male American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

Male American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis).  Very common, but very attractive bird.

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Goldie

A dominant American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) male perched on a branch. I say dominant becuase he spends half his day chasing away other Goldies from the feeders in our yard!

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Male American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

The Goldfinch are numerous on our farm.  The males are in their full spring colors now.   They are more dull in the winter.     They eat mainly seeds, but this guy was coming to my mealworm feeding area.     30 more words

Birds

Painted

Close focus, motion, and shutter speed result in the image of an American Goldfinch painted in bold colour and softened detail.

Wary

The Purple Finches (left and right) are vary wary, always looking out, fleeing at the first hint of possible danger.

Sunlight

Spring sun —                             light come to life                            in every limb

Nature

Perched

Perched on a feeder, an American Goldfinch works on a sunflower seed.

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