Small finch with dark back (black in the east, dark green in the west), black crown, bright yellow underparts. Wings, tail black with white markings. Forages in shrubs, brush, weedy fields for seeds and insects. Swift flight, alternates rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides.
Native sunflowers in wildlife habitat yard.
Lat: 33.09, Long: -97.07
Spotted on Aug 10, 2013
Submitted on Aug 14, 2013