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Arvo Poolar

Fenelon Falls, Kawartha Lakes, ON, Canada


Was driving along the road when I noticed the birds flying around and ripping apart the thistles, It was windy and the seeds ripped from the weeds flew around as they became ripped from the pod

American Goldfinch Enjoying Some Thistle Seeds

Enjoying some fresh thistle seeds on a warm and windy summer day

One reply on “American Goldfinch enjoying some thistle seeds”

Donna Barski says:

I have read that the A. goldfinches use the fluff to build their nests. Of course, they love to eat thistle seeds too. Thank you for being so observant and taking the opportunity to stop and photograph this bird in action in the “wilds” of Canada.

Great photo, Arvo

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