Lesser Goldfinch

Spinus psaltria

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The Lesser Goldfinch or Dark-backed Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria) is a very small songbird of the Americas. Together with its relatives the American Goldfinch and Lawrence's Goldfinch, it forms the American goldfinches clade in the genus Carduelis sensu stricto.

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  1. (c) JanetandPhil, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/dharma_for_one/4801908907/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spinus_psaltria

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