Goldfinches in the Snow

Yesterday’s post featured a few Northern Cardinal images from my covered front porch after this weekend’s snowstorm. Today’s post features some American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) images that were captured at the same time:

American Goldfinch

American Goldfinch

American Goldfinch

American Goldfinch

In a few weeks, these beautiful birds will be wearing their summer plumage. The males will have a beautiful yellow body, with black wings and a black cap on their heads!

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark 3 body
  • Canon EF 500mm, f/4 IS lens
  • Bogen 3221 tripod, with Wimberly gimbal head
  • ISO 1250
  • Aperture f/6.3
  • Shutter 1/640 sec. to 1/800 sec.

 

 

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