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American goldfinch

Spinus tristis


It has been quite hot and humid in the area where I live (a heat index of up to 105F/41C and it looked as if this bird was using a zinnia in my garden as a parasol! They are enjoying the seeds of my zinnias and salvias.


My semi-urban yard

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Maria dB
Maria dB 2 years ago

Thanks belatedly, Jae, and to you as well, Sukanya. For me, this was a fun photo.

SukanyaDatta 2 years ago

Wonderful... under a floral umbrella...very demure pose. Great shot, made me smile...Thank you.

Jae 2 years ago

Wow great picture, Maria dB!

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Maria dB

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Spotted on Jul 20, 2020
Submitted on Jul 25, 2020

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