American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) The American Goldfinch is also known as the Eastern Goldfinch and Wild Canary. When these birds get into the breeding season, they display a bright plumage, do fancy aerial maneuvers and sing to boost their attractiveness. Image: Thefixer
Cedar Waxwing on Winterberry: Winterberry (Ilex verticillata) is a deciduous version of holly. It loses its leaves in late fall, leaving behind dazzling sprays of lipstick-red berries. Most species of holly are either male or female, so you’ll have to pair them up to get berries. Plant in spring or fall.