The European goldfinch or goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), is a small passerine bird in the finch family that is native to Europe, North Africa and western Asia. It has been introduced to other areas including Australia, New Zealand and Uruguay.
the eagle as a symbol of the Resurrection.This is based upon the aerly belief that the eagle, unlike other birds periodically renewed its plumage and its youth by flying near the sun and then plunging into the water (Psalm
The Steller’s Jay (Cyancitta stelleri) The western counterpart to the eastern Blue Jay. These two are our only jay species with crests; both are generalists in diet and adaptable in habitat, living in both forests and tree filled residential areas, forag