~Birding in Texas, Goldfinch

~ South Llano River State Park, Spring, 2017

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Goldfinch – Lessor

Back to South Llano River State Park for some additional photos. There were several goldfinches around the park; most of them enjoying the feeders set around the blinds. They were beginning to show their breeding colors.

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Goldfinch – Lessor

I can’t say why I like this photo, but I do. This little lessor goldfinch seems to be hiding under a leaf. Look close and you can see his eye. Note the dark color of the legs and the short tail.

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Goldfinch – American or Lessor?

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American Gold Finch
Goldfinch

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Goldfinch – American

Note the pail color of the bill and legs.

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Goldfinches – American

Note the longer tail.

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“Is my head getting dark?”

~Happy Birding~

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2 thoughts on “~Birding in Texas, Goldfinch”

    1. The Goldfinches usually don’t stay around our yard, but this year seemed to be an exception. It was fun seeing them here in CO. Of course we see move of them during our travels south.

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