Saturday, 4 May 2013

American Goldfinch

American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis

    When you hear people speaking of a "Wild Canary" this is the species to which they are alluding. A year-round resident, the birds have now moulted out of their drab winter plumage, and look resplendent in their summer finery. The male is distinguished by the black cap.

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