3 Goldfinches species in North America: American, Lesser and Lawrence’s Goldfinch.
4 miles the distance that flocks of American Goldfinch roam between feeding stations in a single day.
1 brood per year that most female American Goldfinch produce
3 to 2 male to female ratio in the population of American Goldfinch. This imbalanced ratio may be due to the fact that male goldfinch live longer than their female counterparts.
4 - 10 feet high that goldfinches typically place their nest.
5 eggs in a typical goldfinch brood.
12 days goldfinch eggs are incubated and another 12 days to leave the nest.
3 weeks that young American Goldfinch are dependent on their parents after fledging.
10 yr, 5 mo age of the oldest banded goldfinch ever recaptured in the wild
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