Lesser Goldfinch (18)
|The Lesser Goldfinch is a small, seed-eating finch of the Southwest. |
Bill small, pointed, conical, and dark.
Body bright yellow to dull brown.
Wings dark with large white wingbars and patches of white.
Large white patch in wing visible in flight.
Tail short and notched.
Breeding male bright yellow with black cap and wings, some with black backs.
Male bright yellow and black, female duller and without black.