American Goldfinch in the Grass

American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt, Iowa – October 31st, 2015

These small songbirds are the State Bird of Iowa. They are a common sight at bird feeders year-round in Iowa. This Goldfinch was searching for seeds in the weeds off of a walking trail near the Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt.

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