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Lesser Goldfinch (Female)

Spinus psaltria

Description:

Lesser Goldfinch females vary from dull olive to brighter yellow overall with pale wingbars. They lack the "black cap" that males have.

Notes:

This female was hanging around a male Lesser Goldfinch before she flew close enough for us to snap her picture. Spotted at Whittier Narrows Nature Center.

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1 Comment

extremebirder
extremebirder 8 years ago

Nice spotting!

Los Angeles, California, USA

Spotted on Jun 3, 2012
Submitted on Aug 14, 2012

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