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Lesser Goldfinch ("Arkansas" form)

Carduelis psaltria psaltria


This Lesser Goldfinch was hopping all over the mexican sage bush branches. It was difficult to photograph it and these were the best shots I could get.


FedEx office landscaping, Emeryville, CA.


The Lesser Goldfinch or Dark-backed Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria) is a very small songbird of the Americas. Together with its relatives the American Goldfinch and Lawrence's Goldfinch, it forms the American goldfinches clade in the genus Carduelis sensu stricto. Wikipedia

1 Species ID Suggestions

Liam 9 years ago
Lesser Goldfinch ("Arkansas" form)
Carduelis psaltria psaltria Lesser Goldfinch

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misako 9 years ago

Thank you Arun!

Arun 9 years ago

nice series

misako 9 years ago

Thank you for the ID Liam!

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Emeryville, California, USA

Spotted on Jan 13, 2012
Submitted on Jan 13, 2012

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