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Bird Watching: Golden Finch?

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Joeyk210
HAINESPORT, NJ

June 16, 2013
6:43 PM

Post #9561510

Golden Finch?

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nutsaboutnature
Algonquin, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 16, 2013
8:10 PM

Post #9561597

Yes it's an American Goldfinch...a male.

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Joeyk210
HAINESPORT, NJ

June 17, 2013
6:13 AM

Post #9561976

Thank you I was pretty sure I was right but after getting the House Finch wrong I just wanted to be sure. I love your photo, were you that close or do you have a good close up lens?
nutsaboutnature
Algonquin, IL
(Zone 5a)

June 17, 2013
7:21 AM

Post #9562054

Hi,
Congrats...you've been seeing lots of new birds lately!

I used a Superzoom camera on the Goldfinch shot. The new type of Superzooms are basically good Point-and-Shoot cameras with "monster" zooms on them. I also cropped the pic slightly to get a little closer.

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