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Goldfinch

Spinus tristis

Description:

Adult males in spring and early summer are bright yellow with black forehead, black wings with white markings, and white patches both above and beneath the tail. Adult females are duller yellow beneath, olive above. Winter birds are drab, unstreaked brown, with blackish wings and two pale wingbars.

Habitat:

Desert sbrushland near feeders

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EmilyMarino
Spotted by
EmilyMarino

Colorado, USA

Spotted on May 11, 2015
Submitted on May 13, 2015

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