adult male (California, USA; 2008-03-23)

Lawrence's Goldfinch
Carduelis lawrencei

Native Range: North America and Middle America

Notes: usually in flocks in weeds or open oak forests, but uncommon and of unpredictable occurrence compared to other goldfinch species.

adult male, black face; pink bill (California, USA; 2008-03-27)

yellowish gray wing-bars; yellow on primaries (California, USA; 2009-05-24)

yellow on upper breast (California, USA; 2006-04-22)

female holding thistle-down nesting material (California, USA; 2008-03-23

female on nest (California, USA; 2006-04-22)