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Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria) <!--쇠금방울새-->
Subject: Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria)
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Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria)

lesser goldfinch
Aves > Passeriformes > Fringillidae
Carduelis psaltria (Say, 1823)
Photographer: Terry Spivey, USDA Forest Service
Descriptor: Adult(s)
Location: United States
Image Citation:
Terry Spivey, USDA Forest Service,
Image Use:
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The lesser goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria or Spinus psaltria) is a small songbird of the Americas. It may be the smallest true finch in the world. The lesser goldfinches ranges from the southwestern United States (near the coast, as far north as extreme southwestern Washington) to Venezuela and Peru. It migrates from the colder parts of its U.S. range.

Scientific Name: Spinus psaltria (Say, 1823)
Common Names: Lesser Goldfinch
French: Chardonneret mineur; German: Mexikozeisig; Spanish: Jilguero menor
Taxonomy: Fringilla psaltria Say, 1822, , Arkansas River near mountains [= near Colorado Springs], Colorado, USA.
Synonyms: Carduelis psaltria (Say, 1823)

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