Tag Archives: American Goldfinch

Finches in the garden

The great advantage to being a slovenly gardener is the chance to see the local wildlife using your plants long after they have died. A mixed flock of resident finches passed through recently, feeding on seeds from neglected flower corpses. … Continue reading

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Lesser Goldfinch

Five years ago, it would have been an unusual treat to find a Lesser Goldfinch at my feeders. But in recent years, this species has expanded its range in the Portland area and now nests on our property. A large … Continue reading

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