Goldfinch illustration


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Very distinctive and unmistakable, Goldfinches have bright red faces and golden bars on their wings. A member of the finch family, these birds love thistles where you can often see flocks feeding.

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Very beautiful birds, you can hear flocks of Goldfinches with their 'swit-wit-wit' call. Though rarely bird table visitors, Goldfinches may be persuaded by niger seeds which they are particularly fond of!