Winifred Austen - Bird Series 5216
The Goldfinch. - Carduelis Carduelis Britannica (Hart.) is one of the smaller finches and is perhaps the most handsome of them all. It's usual haunts are in wooded waste places. The nest is built of grass, roots, moss, lichens, and wool. The eggs are nearly white, speckled with purplish-dark brown. Length 5"