Siskin Variation

Before heading off to see the Cave Swallows Saturday, a group of 4 Pine Siskins visited the feeders.  One bird in particular, piqued my interest. It was warmer than the other Siskins and had a yellow wash on the underparts, rump and wings including the secondaries and tips of the greater coverts. I was able to get some shots of the bird which looks good (although low on the spectrum) for a Green(ish) Siskin. Please feel free to comment.

Green-type Siskin on the left. Note the overall coloration in these two birds.

A shot showing the overall extent of the yellow

Greenish bird in the back


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