American Goldfinch Photo photo credit http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Goldfinch/id/ac
American Goldfinch Photo photo credit http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Goldfinch/id/ac

Goldfinches are easily attracted to feeders filled with sunflower seeds or thistle. Sometimes they will eat insects. Unlike some species, they are willing to share feeders with others.
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Goldfinches move south in winter following a pattern that seems to coincide with regions where the minimum January temperature is no colder than 0 degrees Fahrenheit on average
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Male Gold Finch http://www.northrup.org/photos/goldfinch/
Male Gold Finch http://www.northrup.org/photos/goldfinch/


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photo credit - http://www.northrup.org/photos/goldfinch/



Female goldfinch- http://origin.northrup.org:8080/photos/goldfinch/?page=2
Female goldfinch- http://origin.northrup.org:8080/photos/goldfinch/?page=2

Adult males in spring and early summer are bright yellow with black forehead, black wings with white markings, and white patches both above and beneath the tail. Adult females are duller yellow beneath, olive above. Winter birds are drab, unstreaked brown, with blackish wings and two pale wingbars.

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American Goldfinch




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