Photo Feathers: Pine Siskin

The Pine Siskin is a familiar, tame little finch. They are often very approachable, enough to see their beautiful feathers. They are quite noisy, even while they feast on niger, black oil sunflower seeds and the seeds of pinecones, among other foods. Pine Siskins are common in Calgary and can be seen year round.

The Pine Siskin is a very curious bird; the bird in this photo is curious as to who is bothering him.





Posted by Matthew Sim

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  1. Great photos! I love images that show off the beauty of “ordinary” birds – anyone can take nice pictures of, say, Bald Eagles but it shows your love birds to capture that pretty yellow hint on the coverts of a little LBJ.

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