Tag: american goldfinch

Summer Vitality Watercolor

I’m having a difficult time feeling as alive as summer does. That’s as honest as the sun is hot. I sit in amazement watching bright yellow American Goldfinches flit from purple thistle to purple thistle, always singing a cheery tune. I notice insects scampering…

Finally Finches at Feeder Watercolor Sketch

Finally. After hanging the feeder at my new residence and watching not one single guest partake for 4 WEEKS….finally….a pair of American Goldfinches happily dine and I in the window, happily watch with a big silly grin from ear to ear. So I start…

American Goldfinch Painting and Video

The American Goldfinch is a happy bird. Or should I say, the one who admires the goldfinch is the happy one? Maybe a little of both. I have a thistle feeder in my backyard, far enough away from any other feeder (goldfinches like their…

Female Goldfinch on Coneflower Sketch

In my backyard I have a purple coneflower bush that I love. At this time of the year however, you are hard pressed to find any pretty purple petals left. The American Goldfinches don’t mind…they just love the seeds! One in particular olive colored female quickly…

Flying Flower

Is that a flying yellow day lily? Nah, not a flying flower but a flying male American Goldfinch! He’s looking right at us! I love him. He’s so bright and cheery with a pleasant song, always happy and chipper. These next few pictures were…