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Always in season: Goldfinch makes a good emblem of August

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The American goldfinch is among our most brightly colored, most melodious and most common birds.

It is therefore a favorite.

At one time, in fact, it was the state bird of Minnesota, but it was displaced by the loon -- a bird that is much more dramatic but much less frequently seen.

The goldfinch occurs throughout Minnesota, except for dense forests.

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