. The birds of Ohio; a complete scientific and popular description of the 320 species of birds found in the state . AMERICAN GOLDFINCHJa Life-size THE AMERICAN GOLDFINCH. 47 We are rewarded for our occasional hospitality by the sight of Redpollat his best. During the actual breeding season, we are told by a competentobserver in Greenland, Holboell, the male not only becomes exceeding shy butloses his rosy coloring. It is hardly to be supposed that this loss of color is aprotective measure, but rather that it is a result of the exhaustive labors incidentto the season. Nature, in that forbidding

. The birds of Ohio; a complete scientific and popular description of the 320 species of birds found in the state . AMERICAN GOLDFINCHJa Life-size THE AMERICAN GOLDFINCH. 47 We are rewarded for our occasional hospitality by the sight of Redpollat his best. During the actual breeding season, we are told by a competentobserver in Greenland, Holboell, the male not only becomes exceeding shy butloses his rosy coloring. It is hardly to be supposed that this loss of color is aprotective measure, but rather that it is a result of the exhaustive labors incidentto the season. Nature, in that forbidding Stock Photo
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. The birds of Ohio; a complete scientific and popular description of the 320 species of birds found in the state . AMERICAN GOLDFINCHJa Life-size THE AMERICAN GOLDFINCH. 47 We are rewarded for our occasional hospitality by the sight of Redpollat his best. During the actual breeding season, we are told by a competentobserver in Greenland, Holboell, the male not only becomes exceeding shy butloses his rosy coloring. It is hardly to be supposed that this loss of color is aprotective measure, but rather that it is a result of the exhaustive labors incidentto the season. Nature, in that forbidding clime, cannot afford to dress a busyworkman in fine clothes. It is noteworthy in this connection that caged Red-polls also lose their rosy tints, never to regain them. No. 21. AMERICAN GOLDFINCH. A. O. U. No. 529. Astragalinus tristis (Linn.). Synonyms.—Wild Canary; YEi.i.ov-i;n<D (wrongly so called); Thisxi,ic- iilliD. Description.—Jdiilt male in breeding plumage: Back and below brightyellow, whitening on upper tail-coverts; crown-patch black; wings black withwhite-tipped coverts and secondaries; tai

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