A bird I always wanted to see with it’s stunning colors, the European Goldfinch! Today I found 8 in Kenosha. A life bird for me, but considered a introduced species. Some have been recorded nesting in Wisconsin in recent years. Wow what colors! Images were taken on February 9, 2016.
Binomial name: Carduelis carduelis
Category: Exotic Finches
Size: 5.5” long, 10” wing span
Weight: .56 oz