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Need help with one more small bird Portland, Oregon near Columbia River

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I do not know what kind of bird this is but today, middle of winter near the feeder, this little guy showed up. We are in Portland, Oregon and near the Columbia River... Thanks In Advance for your help.
 

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@blackburnian  curious how you differentiated it from an American Goldfinch?  I have trouble with these in front view photos when I can't judge by wing patterns or using overall size as a key.

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On 1/25/2020 at 12:05 AM, SirVive said:

@blackburnian  curious how you differentiated it from an American Goldfinch?  I have trouble with these in front view photos when I can't judge by wing patterns or using overall size as a key.

Bill color, leg color, placement of tail spots

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