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pine siskin

  1. Caught in the setting Sun

    Caught in the setting Sun

    Pine Siskin Pine siskins are brown and very streaky birds with subtle yellow edgings on wings and tails. Flashes of yellow can erupt as they take flight, flutter at branch
  2. Back in town

    Back in town

    Pine Siskins always put a smile on my face. Pine siskins are brown and very streaky birds with subtle yellow edgings on wings and tails. Flashes of yellow can erupt as they take flight, flutter at branch ...
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    Bird at Feeder (Central Alberta/Saskatchewan in Canada)

    Hello. Pine siskin on the left, unknown bird to the right. Eating black oil sunflower seed at a feeder in backyard in Lloydminster (on the border between Alberta and Saskatchewan). This one comes from my dad - I know it looks like it could be a female house sparrow, but he says it's much larger...
  4. Way late on migration

    Way late on migration

    Pine Siskin Which have usually moved out of her by mid-April
  5. Pine Siskin

    Pine Siskin

    The amount of yellow in the wings varies individually and cannot be used to reliably sex these siskins. Juveniles resemble adults but have buffy wing-bars. This is a rather nomadic species, and California seems to be currently experiencing a modest invasion of these birds. There are three...
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    Pine Siskin Variant? Edmonton, AB

    Hi all, I'm in the Edmonton area (May 14 2022) and we had these two Pine Siskins (I think) at the feeder but the one on the left looked odd. More yellow colour with a paler chest and head. I'm wondering if this is a known variant (Green Morph maybe?) or if we're wrong about this one being a...
  7. Sunset Siskin

    Sunset Siskin

    Pine Siskin caught at sundown. Although it is patterned like a sparrow, its shape, actions, and callnotes all reveal that this bird is really a goldfinch in disguise.
  8. Sunset Siskin

    Sunset Siskin

    Pine Siskin Another taken just as the sun was leaving for the day.
  9. Piney

    Piney

    Pine Siskin Pine siskins live in coniferous or coniferous-deciduous habitats because they eat the seeds of coniferous trees and rely on the year-round protections of these trees and shrubs. During the breeding season, siskins move to the outer edges of coniferous forests (which both are my...
  10. Pine Siskin

    Pine Siskin

    Pine siskins are brown and very streaky birds with subtle yellow edgings on wings and tails. Flashes of yellow can erupt as they take flight, flutter at branch
  11. Piney

    Piney

    Pine Siskin ( I love their scientific name )
  12. Pine Siskin

    Pine Siskin

    Pine siskins are brown and very streaky birds with subtle yellow edgings on wings and tails. Flashes of yellow can erupt as they take flight, flutter at branch
  13. Pine Siskin

    Pine Siskin

    The amount of yellow in the wings varies individually and cannot be used to reliably sex these siskins. Juveniles resemble adults but have buffy wing-bars. This is a rather nomadic species, and California seems to be currently experiencing a modest invasion of these birds. There are three...
  14. Pine Siskin

    Pine Siskin

    A winter visitor sitting on the edge of the water bath.
  15. Still here

    Still here

    Pine Siskin I don't usually see them come the end of March. I'm not complaining though :) Pine Siskins are very small songbirds with sharp, pointed bills and short, notched tails. Their uniquely shaped bill is more slender than that of most finches. In flight, look for their forked tails and...
  16. Pine Siskin

    Pine Siskin

    Pine Siskin
  17. Pine Siskin01.jpg

    Pine Siskin01.jpg

    I had clearer more focused pictures but this one is on a tree which means something to me for laughing out loud. Hope everyone is having a great day. Heard a saying the other day I want to share. I love you but how can you love me if you don't know me? If you can hate me and not know me then...
  18. Pine Siskin

    Pine Siskin

    Today has been a very productive day. I got to experience something new for a change. So to say I'm happy is an understatement I get so excited and maybe you do too. I used to get these confused with the House Finches but these have a sharper bill.
  19. Pine Siskin

    Pine Siskin

    A noisy group of 4 or 5 working away at prying the seeds from these pinecones.
  20. On the move

    On the move

    Pine Siskin
  21. Pine Siskin.jpg

    Pine Siskin.jpg

    Pine Siskin (Spinus pinus pinus)
  22. Pine Siskin

    Pine Siskin

    Pine Siskin visiting the feeder during our snow storm in Texas
  23. Pine Siskin

    Pine Siskin

    Solo Pine Siskin was near to a small flock of House Sparrows
  24. Visitors from the North.

    Visitors from the North.

    It's an irruption year, and feeders throughout Maryland are seeing Pine Siskins often this season. This guy is at my local park.
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    DSC00935_DxO-SAIa.jpg

    Pine Siskins
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