Sunrise on the Maumee

Sunrise on the Maumee

Friday, November 18, 2011

Goldfinch Staying for Winter!

     The American Goldfinch is one of my favorite birds.  The males are beautiful in their summer plumage and both sexes are dainty and their chattering heartwarming.  For many years we had 4 pair overwinter, but they stopped when I moved the thistle feeder (so I could see them better - silly me).  It looks like I finally coaxed them to the new spot by planting cone flowers nearby. 

1 comment:

  1. Ah! The old 'bait 'em with coneflowers' maneuver!
    Well executed :)