Small mysterious yellow bird (Might be american goldfinch?)

by Katie
(Annandale, Virginia, U.S.)

Small yellow bird, looks like American goldfinch but not black wings or head. Has an orange beak with a blackish smudge and orange legs. I've seen it in my back yard but this is the first time i could take a picture.

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Jul 22, 2014
small mysterious yellow bird (might be american goldfinch?) NEW
by: Brook

HI, yes, this is a female Goldfinch. She could be a juvenile just out of the nest this year but it's hard to say from your picture.

Jul 19, 2014
Immature Goldfinch NEW
by: Anonymous

I believe this is an immature male Goldfinch just molting into his adult plumage.

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