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American goldfinch
Connecticut residents, including our feathered friends, look forward to the annual sunflower blooms. As folks from all over descend on the fields for selfies, birds like this American goldfinch come to feast on the fall seeds.
This is Auger's Field in North Branford, Connecticut. Of their many fields, this one is a seasonal treat for residents: they plant it solely with sunflowers just for the enjoyment of people and critters alike.
North America. Inhabits fields, forest edges and residential areas where weeds are predominant.
North Branford, Connecticut
Date taken
August 28, 2022
Scientific name
Spinus tristis
Equipment used
Nikon D7100 Sigma 150-600mm
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/1000, F 6.3, ISO 400
Lovely pose, lighting and detail, Barbie. Interesting narrative, too.
A fabulous close-up of this gorgeous goldfinch perched on a huge sunflower. Terrific Barbie! TFS!
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Aren't they beautiful Barbie!!!

A terrific picture you've taken of this Goldfinch, well done and thanks.

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