American Goldfinch

Carduelis tristis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Summary

Finch with an extremely large population and has an extremely large distribution area (mostly Nearctic ecozone).
Species with sedentary and migratory populations. It nests in the subarctic and temperate regions of North America and winters in temperate and subtropical regions of North America and Central America, in both cases, mostly in open deciduous woodlands and floodplains.
The evolution trend of the global population is apparently an increase one.

Global conservation status

Least concern (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • American Goldfinch

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It nests in the subarctic and temperate regions of North America and winters in temperate and subtropical regions of North America and Central America, in both cases, mostly in open deciduous woodlands and floodplains. Also occur in farms, shrublands, orchards and rural gardens.

Feed

It feeds mainly on seeds.

Breeding

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Predators

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Resident Winter migrant Breeding migrant