Female Gold Finch By Username
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Description:
Hanging around my feeders

Media:
Nikon D300, 300f4, CS3
User comments

Alexa on April 29th, 2009 at 6:50:26 AMReply

this bird is quite fascinating! The mottled coloring isn't why though.. American Goldfinches have pinkish orange legs, even the juveniles. Smaller but similar-looking Lesser Goldfinches have black legs, but they are only found in the southwestern states and up the west coast. Was this finch the same size as the other goldfinches?

Username on April 29th, 2009 at 12:30:13 PMReply

Yes, same size and hangs out with the golds. Interesting....

Alexa on May 10th, 2009 at 5:04:00 PMReply

Hmmm!!! Would you mind if I posted this pic to the bird identification thread on birdforum.net?

Alexa on May 10th, 2009 at 5:04:15 PMReply

just to see what the experts say about it.

Username on August 3rd, 2009 at 5:05:32 AMReply

Jeebus, I didn't see your request until today. You can always post my stuff elsewhere.....
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