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American Goldfinch

Carduelis tristis


Birds eating seeds, I always wanted to know what happened with all the seeds, and I found it out!


Chicago Suburbs


The American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis), also known as the Eastern Goldfinch, is a small North American bird in the finch family. It is migratory, ranging from mid-Alberta to North Carolina during the breeding season, and from just south of the Canadian border to Mexico during the winter.

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American Goldfinch(winter plumage)
Carduelis tristis

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1 Comment

almadzibgoodin 7 years ago

Thank you so much KarenSaxton!!!! I was sure it was a finch but not what kind of!! Thank you so much!!!! You are awesome!!

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Spotted on Sep 22, 2013
Submitted on Sep 25, 2013


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