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American goldfinch

Spinus tristis

Description:

In a meadow of teasel I spotted a goldfinch eating the seeds. In the United States teasel is considered invasive and is discouraged from planting as it can crowd out native plants. But for the Goldfinch - teasel along with thistle are an important winter food source.

Habitat:

Spotted in a meadow full of teasel at Helen McCabe State Park.

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Brian38
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Brian38

Washington, USA

Spotted on May 4, 2019
Submitted on May 9, 2019

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