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American Goldfinch (female)

Spinus tristis


Would this be a female American Goldfinch?

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Raeven 5 years ago

Thank you, AshleyT :)

AshleyT 5 years ago

Yes, female American goldfinch

Raeven 5 years ago

Hi! I also thought it might be a female yellow warbler but the beak shape (and color) seemed too different. They also seem to carry themselves differently (if that makes sense). The coloring on the female orchard oriole (which I'd not looked at before) certainly looks promising! The beak shape still may not match?

For what it is worth, I think these little guys are passing through the area. They are a great flash of yellow that I don't usually see.

I know these pictures make it pretty difficult to see especially without the back showing. I really appreciate the suggestions. Thanks so much!

ThomasCaelifera 5 years ago

Maybe an orchard oriole or a yellow warbler?

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Maryland, USA

Spotted on Jun 11, 2015
Submitted on Jun 15, 2015

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