Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Goldfinch

A Plate Full

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Four American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) enjoying the Niger seed a feeder in our yard.


Photobomb

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Here’s an American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) getting photobombed by a like bird.


Makes a Good Perch Anyway

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Not quite grasping the reason for this water feature, the cement birds make a good perch, as this juvenile American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) will attest!


Goldfinch

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An American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) sitting on the long stem of a Crocosmia that is just about to flower!


Goldie

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A dominant American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) male perched on a branch. I say dominant becuase he spends half his day chasing away other Goldies from the feeders in our yard!


On the lookout

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A pretty American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) on a Maple tree coming into leaf. The white in the background is the neighbours house. This guy was singing his head off!


Shh, I’m Hiding

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An American Goldfinch, hiding in our Lilac bush.


The Gold of Spring

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During Spring the American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) turns into a beautiful yellow colour. This bird hints at his new colours to come.


Goldfinch

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An American Goldfinch and a couple of his buddies were enjoying the seeds of the Rubecia flowers in our garden!


Bad Hair Day

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A cute little female American Goldfinch, appears to be having a bit of a bad hair day!


Goldie

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In our garden we have a metal statue of a crane.  It’s beside the birdbath.  Lots of birds come in and like to perch on the statue before hitting the birdbath.

Here’s an American Goldfinch.  Breeding colours have faded as summer progresses.


Goldie

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A cute American Goldfinch with a DayLily in the background.  We are blessed with a number of these pretty little birds this year.  They make my day when they swoop into our feeder.


In the Knick of Time

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This one almost got away from me.  He should have been on the other side of the frame, but I’ll take the shot!


Over for a Drink

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On a hot day, there’s nothing like dropping into the local bar (birdbath actually) for a quick drink.  Especially, if your buddy comes with you.


Waiting for Mum

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A fledgling American Goldfinch waiting for Mum who has the grub!


Sunshine

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My sunshine on a gloomy, rainy day.

An American Goldfinch


Precious Gold

An American Goldfinch is his Spring finery!  Just like a ray of sunshine!

An American Goldfinch is his Spring finery! Just like a ray of sunshine!