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Lesser Goldfinch

We heard their mewing calls first and then saw the flock of lesser goldfinch (Spinus psaltria) in the cottonwoods next to the house (Lookout CA). There they were, about fifty tiny acrobatic finches assuming various positions, even hanging upside down, in an … Continue reading

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Evening Grosbeak

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Many of the walkways at Oregon State University are lined with elms. Each fall, when I was at OSU, I eagerly awaited the arrival of the evening grosbeaks (Coccothraustes vespertinus). For a day or two thousands (or so it seemed) of these … Continue reading

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