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Female and Male American Goldfinches Lifting Off From Musk Thistles

2018-08-19T05:02:38+00:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: American Goldfinches, Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Utah, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

When the female American Goldfinch lifted off I liked the eye contact I had with her and how graceful she looked when she raised her wings, when I saw this image on my camera LCD I just had to smile.

American Goldfinch Perched on a dried Musk Thistle Blossom & Short Video Clip

2018-07-27T05:33:16+00:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: American Goldfinches, Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Summit County, Utah, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today I am keeping it short and sweet and sharing one photo of a male American Goldfinch perched on a dried Musk Thistle blossom plus a short video clip I took of him as he lifted off and flew away.

Male American Goldfinch Feasting On Musk Thistle Seeds

2018-07-07T06:31:32+00:00July 7th, 2018|Categories: American Goldfinches, Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Summit County, Utah, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A flash of yellow, black and white on a purple flower immediately drew my eyes to a male American Goldfinch feasting on the seeds of a Musk Thistle so I stopped, turned my Jeep off and proceeded to photograph the bird.