A pair of American goldfinches stopped by the other day.
The bright male caught my eye.
I love to watch their movement, especially the rhythmic dip of their flight.
The female, although not as bright as the male, is a pretty little bird even in her subtlety.
In the winter, the male’s color dulls making it appear more like the female. I’m not entirely sure which this is.
But side-by-side in the summer, the male and female are clearly distinguishable.
They make pretty little momentary tree ornaments, don’t they?
See the progress of my lifetime-bird list.