Category Archives: American Goldfinch

Backyard Winter Birds At The Feeders

Well, it’s been a long time since I have posted any pictures.  Quite honestly I was just taking a break, and running a little short on time. Despite the dreariness of Winter, I do have quite a few Winter birds in my backyard including American Goldfinches, Pine Warblers, Pine Siskins, House Finches, Northern Cardinals, Tufted […]

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Male Eastern Bluebird And Two American Goldfinches Sharing Tree Branches

This might be one of the coolest bird pictures I have taken.  I had just set up the new Bluebird House with the hidden BirdCam and I heard the distinctive call of the Eastern Bluebird.  I ran inside to get some mealworms as I figured the Bluebirds would be coming to visit soon. Sure enough, […]

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Disappearing Bird Stream Construction Stage Three

I’m now on stage 3 of my disappearing bird stream.  I’ve finished most of the actual layout.  I still need to mortar the rocks, get a ton of mulch for the whole area, and do some more landscaping. I had delivered 3000 pounds of moss rock, and smaller amounts of river pebbles and pond rock […]

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American Goldfinches Dropping From The Sky

I’m not exaggerating when I say we probably have 50 or so American Goldfinches hanging out at the feeders.  I like these little birds, even more so because they crowd the feeder so much that it appears to intimidate the Sparrows we have. Not only are the Goldfinches swarming the main feeder, but when I […]

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Red Bellied Woodpecker Joins The Flock Of Goldfinches

Today was an awesome day for the backyard birds!  We had the usual American Goldfinches all over the place, a Red Bellied Woodpecker, and our first Eastern Bluebird couple (more on that in a later post). It was a little foggy this morning, but good enough to bring out my one man chair blind to […]

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American Goldfinches And House Finch On Bird Feeder

We had tons of American Goldfinches around the bird feeder today.  We also had a House Finch feeding as well.  It’s really cold here right now so finding fresh food is a bit of a challenge right now. Taking good pictures was a real challenge as the lighting was terrible and it was cloudy and […]

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