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Male American Goldfinch - in summer plumage
The male American Goldfinch is olive in the winter. Then changes to bright yellow in the spring and summer.
|Photo Attributes:||Barrie, Canada, Fringillidae, Spinus, Passeriformes, 2010, Chordata, Spinus tristis, American Goldfinch, Ontario, |
White Crowned Sparrow - Close-up
Zoom in of White Crowned Sparrow in back yard.
Hummingbird drinking at backyard feeder.
Zoomed photo from 18-200mm lens of hummingbird feeding.
|Photo Attributes:||Barrie, Canada, Simcoe County, Hummingbird, Trochilidae, Archilochus, 2011, Archilochus alexandri, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Ontario, |
|2011 Links:||The year 2011 at Wikipedia|
|from site: 2011 (MMXI) was a common year that started on a Saturday in the Gregorian calendar. It was the 2011th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations; the 11th year of the 3rd millennium and of the 21st century; and the 2nd of the 2010s.|
|Barrie Links:||City of Barrie Web Site|
|Official web site for The Corporation of the City of Barrie.|
|Canada Links:||Canada - Wikipedia|
|Government of Canada Site|
|Official web site for the Government of Canada.|
|Emberizidae Links:||Emberizidae family on Wikipedia|
|from site: The Emberizidae are a large family of passerine birds. The Emberizidae family probably originated in South America and spread first into North America before crossing into eastern Asia and continuing to move west. This explains the comparative paucity of emberizid species in Europe and Africa when compared to the Americas.|
|Melospiza Links:||Melospiza Genus at Wikipedia|
|from site: Members of Melospiza are medium-sized sparrows with long tails, which are pumped in flight and held moderately high on perching. They are not seen in flocks, but as a few individuals or solitary. They prefer brushy habitats, often near water.|
|Melospiza melodia Links:||Song Sparrow at Wikipedia|
|from site: Although they are a habitat generalist,their favorite habitat is brushy areas and marshes, including salt marshes, across most of Canada and the United States. They also thrive in human areas, such as in suburbs, along edges in agricultural areas, and along roadsides. In southern locations, they are permanent residents. Northern birds migrate to the southern United States or Mexico, where there is also a local population resident all year round. |
|Song Sparrow Links:||Song Sparrow at AllAboutBirs.Org|
|from site:Song Sparrows are medium-sized and fairly bulky sparrows. For a sparrow, the bill is short and stout and the head fairly rounded. The tail is long and rounded, and the wings are broad.|
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