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Lesser Goldfinch (Female)

Spinus psaltria


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


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 8 years ago

Nice spotting!

Los Angeles, California, USA

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

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