Pine Siskin

Spinus pinus Order: Passeriformes Family: Fringillidae (Finches, Euphonias, and Allies)
Spinus pinus Order: Passeriformes Family: Fringillidae (Finches, Euphonias, and Allies)

This tiny finch is irruptive, and may appear in a given area in large numbers or not at all during winter. Feeds on nyjer and sunflower at feeders, and is vulnerable to diseases in spring when spilled seeds get rotten and moldy.

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