Saturday, March 20, 2010

Goldfinches slowly transform...

The males turn from winter-drab to summer yellow-dazzle; but it's not "pretty". For a time, their feathers are dabbled and dotty with patches of yellow showing through. Soon there will come a day when some dapper golden guy will land on the perch in full dress uniform for the summer. When will that be? We'll find out.

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