The male Pine Siskin was photographed at the Bong State Recreational Area in Kansasville, Wisconsin

The male Pine Siskin was photographed at the Bong State Recreational Area in Kansasville, Wisconsin

The female Pine Siskin was photographed with the male at Bong SRA. It has a duller appearance than the male.

The female Pine Siskin was photographed with the male at Bong SRA. It has a duller appearance than the male.

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The Pine Siskin is a small, brownish, heavily streaked finch with a deeply notched tail, and sharply pointed bill. Usually shows a touch of yellow in the wings and base of tail. They have a Range from southern Canada to southern United States. The Pine Siskin has a habitat in conifers, mixed woods, alders, and weedy areas. They feed on thistles and sunflowers, and feeders. They are very similar to the American Goldfinch. They usually roam in twittering flocks and descend on fields of thistles and wild sunflowers.

 

 

 

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