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Espanola, Ontario, Canada - Pine Siskin??? (1 Viewer)

Bird Brainer

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Espanola, Ontario, Canada March 29, 2024 Are these Pine Siskins? Is the one on the left an American Goldfinch? Many thanks again!!!


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You are correct, it’s a pine siskin.

Edit- Both images, my response was kind of unclear. American goldfinches so not show such prominent streaking. Also wanted to add that the undertail coverts of american goldfinches are usually pale whereas pine siskins usually have yellow (varying amounts depending on age/gender etc.) on their undertail coverts.
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