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Lesser Goldfinch ("Arkansas" form)

Carduelis psaltria psaltria

Description:

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.

Habitat:

FedEx office landscaping, Emeryville, CA.

Notes:

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


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3 Comments

misako
misako 9 years ago

Thank you Arun!

Arun
Arun 9 years ago

nice series

misako
misako 9 years ago

Thank you for the ID Liam!

misako
Spotted by
misako

Emeryville, California, USA

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

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