American Goldfinch

Posted by David Mundy on August 5, 2019 at 12:26 pm

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A male American Godlfinch with leg lesions (scaly legs) caused by leg mites (an infection called cnemidocoptosis). The bird seemed otherwise quite healthy. Photographed at Colony Farm Regional Park, Coquitlam, BC, Canada on 9 July 2019 with a Nikon D7200 and Sigma 100-400mm lens.