The Handsome Goldfinch Male American Goldfinch Just a few tiny snowflakes floated about yesterday, but that didn’t bother this male American goldfinch in his winter colors—he’s got two little flakes on his head and more falling around. Even in the somewhat dim light his yellow ruff is vibrant though the rest of his color is dull for winter. Here’s another photo of him partly for the view of his delicate little feet; I actually got several and liked these two best. I wasn’t on a stakeout in my yard, but sitting in my desk chair photographing with a zoom lens through my windows. The feeders hang right outside and the birds visit all day long. Goldfinch on branch Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Post navigation The Old CatalpaLet Our Hearts Fly 0 Comments So so dear. The little feet ! I didn’t know they stayed for winter, here. Love. Loading... Reply Diana, I adore those little feet. They don’t actually stay here–all the birds we see now lived farther north during the summer, and this is their “Florida”. Loading... Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.