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Middleway, WV, USA
So many Yellow-rumped Warblers hanging around my backyard this Autumn – it’s fantastic!
Warblers, Waxwings, Wrens & Kinglets
Are these the same as the golden finch?
I have these coming to my bird bath but always thought they were the finch just changed color for the winter . I have so many diff birds at my home in summer and some diff in winter most migrate someplace else but a few stay but love my birds love to watch and feed them .
Hi Eva, American Goldfinches and Yellow-rumped Warblers are species in separate families. You can check out more information about each bird on these links to AllaBoutBirds.org: American Goldfinches vs. Yellow-rumped Warblers
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