Snowbirds--American Goldfinch
Carduelis tristis
left American Goldfinch right
2007 Photograph, American Goldfinch on a snowy day, damp and cold, but showing a little gold (Carduelis tristis, Finch Family Fringillidae), Fairfax, Virginia, © 2020.
You hear a Goldfinch's flight song where the bird is doing its roller-coaster flight pattern and chirping on the up-slope.
Jian Zhe Li

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