Bird Nerd: Gold Finch


Photo Credit : http://www.bigtimbercreek.org/Gold_Finch_web.jpg

You may not know that I am a total bird nerd. We have some pretty amazing birds in our back yard.

We found Gold Finch back on the feeder this week. It took us a few years to attract these little friends. They like to eat thistle. We buy ours at the grocery store or pet store. Here are Gold Finches in our yard:

They are fast little fliers and scare much easier than the house finch. You have to train your eye to watch for them.

If you’d like to learn more about Gold Finches you can read more here:
All about birds



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Go Adventure Mom’s found, Kathy Dalton, launched Go Adventure Mom in 2012 in an effort to bring women together that love travel and the outdoors. As a former ski instructor, Kathy has taken her love for outdoor recreation and through the power of social media has created a platform to share her passion with the world. As a mom of three, Kathy loves to share her family adventures in Utah, cross-country skiing up Millcreek Canyon, skiing in the Wasatch Mountains, camping in Grand Teton National Park and camping in the Uintas. Kathy has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Parents and Parenting magazine. Kathy is a regular contributor to Visit Salt Lake and is a tip contributor on TripAdvisor.

There are 3 Comments

  1. Posted by Jim Hickok

    Am color blind ,but I see yellow and a few more.

  2. Posted by Bengali

    beautiful birds photo. I like this photo. thanks…

  3. Posted by Mac Baumgartner

    Wow you’re a Bird Nerd too!? My sis called me that a while back & was surprised I hadn’t heard it used before. . . Bird Nerds Rule

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