Carduelis flammea
A tiny Arctic finch… 5 inches. Winter flocks can wander far south to weedy fields, and yes bird feeders.
Image taken in my apple tree Feb 15/13
Nikon D300, M , ISO – 320, f9. 70-300 mm nikkor lens


redpoll, common redpoll, redpolls, common male redpoll, carduelis flammea, finches, allies, bird, birds, wild, nature


  • pcfyi
    pcfyiover 1 year ago

    Nice work!

  • thank you !

    – Lynda McDonald

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 1 year ago

    What a beautiful little bird – wonderful capture Lynda

  • ah thanks Georgie

    – Lynda McDonald

  • Ana Belaj
    Ana Belajover 1 year ago

    Beautiful little bird!Outstanding work!

  • thank you Ana

    – Lynda McDonald

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradourover 1 year ago

    THis is such a beautiful capture of this little bird Lynda

  • ilpo laurila
    ilpo laurilaabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful image Lynda.

  • thank you ilpo

    – Lynda McDonald

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 1 year ago

    outstanding beauty Lynda.

  • thank you Julie, they usually come every 2nd yr

    – Lynda McDonald

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