One of the birds seen though out the U.S. and Canada most of the year.

The female American Goldfinch is a dull yellow-olive , dark above, and blackish wings with wing bars.

The female American Goldfinch is a dull yellow-olive , darker above, and blackish wings with wing bars.

In winter the male is much like the female but grayer

In winter the male is much like the female but grayer

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The male in summer is yellow with black wings, and with a black forehead patch. The female in the summer is a dull yellow-olive, darker above, with black wings and wing bars. Distinguished from other yellow birds by its short conical bill. It has a habitat in open woods, roadsides, and at the edges. The American Goldfinch is very common to see though out the year in the U. S. The photos shown cover several areas in the U.S. for the seasons of the year.

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