Spinus tristis

American Goldfinch

Linking to
World Bird Wednesday
and Nature Notes


42 Comments on “Spinus tristis”

  1. jbcuvelier says:

    Never looked so good! Nice, Pat!

  2. Such a great picture of this little beauty. You even got his claws — just a perfect shot, I can almost hear him!

  3. Jane Koprucki says:

    A perfect photo, so clear and real! I enjoyed this, Pat!

  4. TexWisGirl says:

    beautiful shot! as always!

  5. Beautiful. You caught him singing. Perfect.

  6. Beautiful! My Dad once told me that when he was young (20s-30s Southeast Missouri) they called Goldfinches “Wild Canaries”….♥♥
    Have a wonderful week!

  7. A beauty for sure Pat, but what does your post title mean? You lost me. Margie

  8. Martha Z says:

    I love these little guys, they often visit my garden.

  9. geanina says:

    as always! great shot…:)

  10. Carletta says:

    Amazing the detail you capture!
    BEAUTIFUL shot!

  11. That’s one of the nicest goldfinch photos I’ve ever seen! Beautiful!

  12. fjällripan says:

    You caught him just beautifully!! 🙂

  13. Libby says:

    Great shot of the goldfinch! They really are beautiful birds…

  14. egwow says:

    Lovely capture of such a pretty bird! I love American goldfinches.

  15. Boom & Gary says:

    Great shot!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  16. Hanne Bente says:

    Beautiful picture you show.
    Wishing you a good day.
    Hanne Bente / hbt.finus.dk

  17. Carver says:

    The bird is very beautiful and that’s a great shot of it.

  18. JM says:

    Lovely shot! He’s singing, right?

  19. Dave says:

    Another stunning and beautifully prestented image

  20. marciescudder says:

    What a good looking guy!! Gorgeous image!

  21. Nancy says:

    Looks a bit bigger than the ones in my area, but I could be mistaken (likely.) Great photo and editing, Pat. 🙂

  22. Fergiemoto says:

    Beautiful bird and capture!

  23. dianne7777 says:

    beautiful capture
    the texture is so gentle
    wish someone would take a shot of me that looks this good 🙂

  24. HansHB says:

    Great shot of this goldfinch (we call it gul=yellow stillits)
    Happy WBW!

  25. lisa says:

    What a wonderful photograph this is Pat.
    It looks like he is either talking to you or singing for you!

  26. Leovi says:

    The truth is that this shot is wonderful with excellent background textures. Greetings.

  27. Kanak Hagjer says:

    Excellent capture! Wonderful to see the details on a pretty bird!

  28. Jewaicious says:

    What a beautiful capture of the winged one….very expressive!

  29. Frank says:

    Excellent picture!! Good job!!

    Salut from Barcelona


  30. You really captured the delicate beauty perfectly Pat…Michelle

  31. kenschneider says:

    Nice shot! The goldfinches did not show up at all this winter, at least in our South Florida neighborhood. In the 8 years we have lived here they appeared only twice, and in large numbers each time. Go figure.

  32. joo says:

    What a beautiful photo!

  33. timkeen40 says:

    I love the way you take a picture of nature. This is a good blog.

  34. palefacenwga says:

    Wonderful capture of the female. It looks like she is singing.:)

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