A Little Gold in the Garden

It’s not just butterflies … today’s post features some of the many American Goldfinches that frequently visit our Lake of the Ozarks butterfly garden, searching for just that right seed snack!

American Goldfinch male

American Goldfinch male

American Goldfinch male

American Goldfinch male

American Goldfinch male

American Goldfinch male

I have multiple species of coneflowers, along with some Prairie Blazing Star … the goldfinches seem to enjoy all of them!

 

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark 3 body
  • Canon 100-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens
  • Handheld, with IS “On”
  • ISO 400 and ISO 800
  • Aperture f/5.6
  • Shutter Speed 1/60 sec. to 1/2000 sec.

 

 

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Posted in 2020, Bird Photography, Birds, Blog, Nature Photography, Wildflowers
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