happy fellow - American Yellow Finch -  Henry Domke

happy fellow - American Yellow Finch - Henry Domke - at the window feeder & on the cherry tree on an overcast day - 3 of them

European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) by Sandor Bernath

European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) by Sandor Bernath Our Cardellino apartment is named after this lovely bird!

Plants in the dill and mustard family attract many beneficial insects and pollinators, as well as birds to feast on them

American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) male spring by Daniel Cadieux. Winter coat is light brown.

American Goldfinch - Male

American Goldfinch - Male (breeding) Order: Passeriformes Sub: Passeres Family: Fringillidae

American Goldfinch -- April 26, 2012; Beaver Dick Park, Madison County, Idaho

AMERICAN GOLDFINCH (Carduelis tristis) - Such a bright, colorful bird. I'd never even seen them until I put out thistle seed one year.


European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), is a small passerine bird in the finch family that is native to Europe, North Africa and western Asia.

American Goldfinch - Female

American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) - the winter colors we see in southern Alabama before they turn bright yellow. Voracious seed feeders - nyjer and other seeds.

European Goldfinch, Europe, North Africa and Asia

Both the sexes are much alike, with a red face, black and white head, warm brown upperparts.

Field of beauty....

Goldfinch on Ironweed

Gold finch and Yellow Swallowtail butterfly on flowers. Is this the perfect picture, this is why we garden.

The joy of spring.... American Gold Finches return ~ by Asmodel

a small North American bird ranging from mid-Alberta to North Carolina during the breeding season and from the Canada–United States border to Mexico during the winter