Winter Finches

February 08, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Every few years there is an irruption of Pine Siskin out of the Northern Boreal Forests due to a lack of natural foods. Apparently this this is one of those years. After misidentifying, or simply missing, both Siskin's and drab compared to breeding-plumage American Goldfinch that flock together with the ever-present Lesser Goldinch at our feeders.

JAN_3330non-Breeding Plumage American Goldfinch

 

APR_2968Lesser Goldfinch


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