American Goldfinch

American Goldfinch
Classification(s) : Prey
Cat Name : Canary
Common Name : American Goldfinch
Scientific Name : Spinus tristis
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

The male american goldfinch is a small bright yellow bird with a black forehead, black wings with white markings and white patches on the tail during the summer. During the summer, the female are a dull yellow at the bottom, and olive above. During the winter they are a drab brown with black wings.

Physical Statistics :

Length: 4.3 – 5.1 inches (11 – 13 cm)
Weight: 0.4 – 0.7 oz (11 – 20 grams)
Wingspan: 7.5 – 8.7 inches (19 – 22 cm)

Behavior :

American Goldfinches are available year-round in the forest, and are active during the day that balance on flowers to eat the seeds. They nest in shrubs and are commonly seen throughout the four clan territories.

Social Organization :

American Goldfinches live in large flocks in winter, but they are otherwise solitary.

Approval Level : None; American Goldfinches are quite common all over the forest.
Kill Difficulty : Low;

American Goldfinches are small, and cannot put up much of a fight when caught.

Training Level : Advanced;

American Goldfinches are difficult to catch due to their ability to fly, and they will let out an alarm cry when they spot a predator.

Hunting Tactic : Songbirds
Food Quality : Medium; American Goldfinch yield a very small amount of an extremely rich and flavorful flesh.