Physical Traits: The male Lesser Goldfinch is a small bird with a bright yellow body with dark wings and a black back (black in the east and dark green in the west). The female is duller in color and without the black marking.
Habitat: Their nests are made of small stems and grass, cup-shaped, and are found in forks of trees. They nest in late July. The Lesser Goldfinch can be found in habitats that range from woodlands to suburban gardens.
Recommended Feeder: Lyric Finch Feeder
Feeder Tips: Hang a Lyric Finch Feeder from a branch. The small openings and short perches make an ideal feeding environment for the Lesser Goldfinch. Even on windy days, finches will delightfully feed on a swaying feeder. Pole mounted tubes, window tubes and selective tubes will also work in many settings.
States and Regions Found: The Lesser Goldfinch can be found from Washington, Oregon, and northern Nevada east to northern Colorado and Texas, and as for south as Mexico.