Lawrence's Goldfinch Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A small songbird with a small, conical bill, a short tail with a slight fork or notch, and broad wings.

    Relative Size

    Slightly larger than a Lesser Goldfinch, slightly smaller than an American Goldfinch.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 3.9-4.7 in (10-12 cm)
      • Weight: 0.3-0.5 oz (9-14 g)
      • Wingspan: 8.3 in (21 cm)