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American Goldfinch

Spinus tristis

Description:

A small finch with a short, conical bill and a small, head, long wings, and short, notched tail. 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:

Wildlife habitat yard.

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joanbstanley
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joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Spotted on Mar 25, 2015
Submitted on Jun 4, 2015

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