Lesser Goldfinch twitch

I went to Abbotsford to twitch the male Lesser Goldfinch at the Brookside Inn. This is the second year a Lesser Goldfinch has returned to that feeder. Last year they had a female though. When I arrived I spotted it right away in a large flock of American Goldfinches at the feeder by the parking lot. Young birder Katya Kondratyuk pulled up shortly after and I helped her get on the bird and she was thrilled.

Male Lesser Goldfinch in Abbotsford, BC - Photo: Melissa Hafting

You can read more about this sighting at my other blog the BC RBA HERE

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