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Pine siskin

Spinus pinus


The Pine siskin is a small brown bird in the finch family. Pale underneath with dark streaks. The seeds of the red alder, which are found in the small cones are high on their menu in the autumn.


Spotted foraging in a large red alder tree at Skagit Wildlife Area-Wiley Slough.

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Brian38 3 months ago

Thanks Mark and Zlatan.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 3 months ago

Great shots, Brian

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 months ago

Nice spotting sir.

Brian38 3 months ago

Thank you, Neil, for the kind words. Yes, I finally had to step up.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 3 months ago

Beautiful spotting, Brian. Wonderful photos. I gotta get me a bird'n camera!

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Mount Vernon, Washington, United States

Spotted on Oct 31, 2020
Submitted on Jan 30, 2021

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