[Tweeters] Goldfinch ID Help

Betty bettinab39 at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 14 20:22:14 PDT 2016

Sibley’ bird guide shows the lesser goldfinch with a dark grey bill.

I would agree with American goldfinch female.

From: tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu [mailto:tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Philip Dickinson
Sent: Sunday, August 14, 2016 6:50 PM
To: Matthew Pike <hoodedcrow3b at yahoo.com>
Cc: Tweeters Tweeters <tweeters at u.washington.edu>
Subject: Re: [Tweeters] Goldfinch ID Help

Looks like female American Goldfinch to me. Yellowish with no dark coloring in head.

Phil Dickinson

Lake Stevens

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On Aug 14, 2016, at 2:39 PM, Matthew Pike <hoodedcrow3b at yahoo.com <mailto:hoodedcrow3b at yahoo.com> > wrote:

Hi Tweets,

Is this a Lesser Goldfinch? http://www.pbase.com/hoodedcrow/goldfinchsp

Photographed today in my yard.



Matt Pike

Bothell, WA

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