Lesser Goldfinch

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(Spinus psaltria - formerly Carduelis psaltria)

Lesser Goldfinch, the smallest of the three North American Goldfinches, is found from Texas westward. Most males of the species have a black cap, a greenish back, and bright yellow underparts. The Texas race differs with the black extending to the complete crown, cheeks, nape, and back.

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