Lawrence's Goldfinch Spinus lawrencei

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Male

Small finch with a pointed bill and forked tail. Males have a black face and a bright yellow belly patch.

Female

Females are grayish brown with a faint yellow wash on the belly.

Male

Males are gray with a black face, yellow belly patch, and yellow wing patches. Tends to be nomadic outside of the breeding season.

Female

Females are grayish overall with yellow wing bars. Note typical forked tail and pointed bill of finches.

Male

From the side, males appear gray overall with yellow wing patches and a black face.

Recommended Citation

Lawrence's Goldfinch (Spinus lawrencei), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/lawgol