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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

Elektra calls them 'wild canaries' because that's what her aunt called them. This is an American goldfinch, which I finally managed to get on camera. He's paparazzi-shy. And he's a he, by the way. Cornell Bird Lab says so. We enjoyed seeing him this morning: the sparrows weren't around. They may have headed south.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAzo7H7KHjs

smiley - dragon


Short Subject: Wild Canary (aka American Goldfinch)

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SashaQ - happysad

Wow - excellent! Yes, the plumage could well be described as ‘canary yellow’ - very handsome bird smiley - biggrin


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

Thanks, Sasha. smiley - smiley Yeah, he makes quite a splash of colour.


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