American Goldfinch

I love the feather pattern seen on the folded wings of this delightful little bird.
Goldfinch

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42 Comments on “American Goldfinch”

  1. Gunilla says:

    Beautiful! The patterns are very lovely.

  2. “My” goldfinches are back….the double sock feeder filled with Nyjer seed was covered with little birds yesterday. (The squirrels were hogging the sunflower seed feeders!)

  3. Dave says:

    a lovely texture to this image, it works really well.

  4. TexWisGirl says:

    so cute. i’ve heard them here this week, so i know they’ve arrived. they haven’t mobbed the feeders, yet, but i put out thistle for them.

  5. andy1076 says:

    Beautiful! I love the cute lil feathery ones :)

  6. Carletta says:

    A sweet shot and you got some lovely bokeh in this!

  7. A lovely capture the colours are lovely..

  8. In full winter cloak! Maybe we will be lucky this year and see some in south Florida. Around 2005 they showed up in large numbers, but hardly ever have seen any since.

  9. Me too Pat! It’s so symetrical!

  10. Mick says:

    Great photo of a beautiful little bird.

  11. RW & SK says:

    Beautiful bird photo !
    Greetings, RW & SK

  12. Mila says:

    Quite the poser! Very nicely captured!

  13. HansHB says:

    LOvely photo of this goldfinch!

  14. Eileen says:

    Pretty Goldfinch and a lovely image. I like the texture! Have a happy week!

  15. ‘Tis LOVERLY!!! Some serious gorgeousness going on here!!!

  16. Lisa Gordon says:

    This is a really beautiful portrait, Pat.

  17. What a lovely capture of this pretty bird Pat! Margie

  18. Madge Bloom says:

    an american beauty…

  19. dinajohnston says:

    Beautiful color! Nice composition as well.

  20. He is so pretty. Nice background and bokeh. :)

  21. Stewart M says:

    It looks like two birds stitched together – what a great contrast.

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

  22. Kerri says:

    What a lovely capture!

  23. Another great piece of art.

    By the Creator.

  24. Sheila says:

    Beautiful! I love watching the birds in my area, and I’m loving all of your bird images!

  25. Andrea says:

    What a pretty bird! Amazing you could capture it in such detail.

  26. This is is an amazing photo. Wonderful!!!

  27. nice composition and texturework.

  28. ladyfi says:

    Wow – love the light and clarity!

  29. Prairie Jill says:

    Yes, beautiful pattern on the wings. And I love the subtle yellow on his (her?) head. Great shot!

  30. JM says:

    Another beauty of a photo! The treatment you give often reminds me me of Japanese paintings. Love it.

  31. I’m reading “The Goldfinch” now. Wonderful read – have you heard of it?

  32. Love those goldfinches. Very nice…

  33. We haven’t see goldfinch in ages… very strange. This is a pretty one. :)

  34. Beautiful image, sorry I am so tardy~

  35. Robyn says:

    Great capture of feather details, Pat. I love the yellow head and pose.

  36. jesh stg says:

    Beautiful design on its feathers:)

  37. Lorik says:

    Ahh…so now I know what a goldfinch looks like! I just finished reading Donna Tartt’s “Goldfinch”.
    Beautiful image.


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