We had a recent friendly visitor to our garden. This bird very distinctive with yellow plumage, approximately the size of a house sparrow with similar mannerisms and not afraid to get up close. Eating from the top of dandelion flowers. A close up photo below if anyone can help identify it. We thought Serin but it appears to be slightly too large and more vivid in its colour with a distinctive white tail and bright yellow plumage.
Hi steelen3b, Assuming you're in the UK (not everyone who posts is) it looks like an escapee. First impressions is that it's a type of canary. That might account for its tameness. Was there any sign of a ring on its leg?
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Are you able to capture this bird & pop into a cage? Maybe entice it with some canary seed mix!
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