American Goldfinch, female

photograph of a female American Goldfinch on a branch

During the breeding season the American Goldfinch has beautiful, bright yellow plumage that turns to a sort of olive green in the fall.  This female, decked out in her summer plumage, looks curious about something.  The males are similarly colored but sport a prominent black cap as part of their breeding plumage.

 

About Doug Couvillion

I'm an amateur photographer living in the Richmond, Virginia area. I use photography as a creative outlet and something completely different from my profession. View all posts by Doug Couvillion

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