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Traditional Geocache

American Goldfinch

A cache by donj51
Hidden : 8/28/2013
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This roadside cache is in tribute to the Iowa State bird.


Iowa designated the eastern goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) as the official state bird in 1933.



Also called American goldfinch or wild canary, the eastern goldfinch is found throughout Iowa and often stays through the winter months. The diet of the eastern Goldfinch consists mainly of seeds from dandelions, sunflowers, ragweed, and evening primrose.


The male goldfinch has a bright yellow body with black wings and tail, and black on top of his head. The female's plumage is more muted with an olive-yellow body and dark brown tail and wings (the male goldfinch also displays this same dull plumage in the winter months).


 

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Last Updated: on 7/14/2014 11:20:03 AM Pacific Daylight Time (6:20 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum