American Goldfinch
(Carduelis tristis)
Spring plumage photographed in Teddy Roosevelt Island National Park, Washington, DC, and winter plumage below by Jim Rosso
Male breeding plumage on top and winter plumage below.

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American Goldfinch

american goldfinch

Other members of the genus Carduelis:
Lesser Goldfinch
Pine Siskin
american goldfinch - winter plumage