This beautiful American Goldfinch is beginning to change as spring begins.
You can see hints of brilliant yellow splotches emerging.
His beak is beginning to turn a bright orange as well.
Such a handsome little fellow.
A Pine Siskin and sweet Spring Goldfinch perched near a shared feeder.
In my backyard, a Summer male Goldfinch in a sunflower patch.
I am really looking forward to summer, sunflowers and Goldfinch.
Seeing the Spring Goldfinch has me thinking about Spring planting.
In a few weeks it will be time to sow a few sunflower seeds.
A Goldfinch from late last fall ....
plucking the petals to get to the good stuff.
Mr. Goldfinch feeds a young finch last September in my yard.
A young fall Goldfinch ...
Such beautiful colors. A beautiful bird any season.