Date: 5/6/18 6:05 pm
From: Mike Trahan <miket99...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: Re: IBET European goldfinches in Lake County IL
Hi Owen.
Don't know if this answers your question but European Goldfinches have been
seen in Lake County for a number of years now. I once checked with a
researcher several years ago and she was convinced that there were breeding
pairs around.

Mike Trahan
Mundelein, Lake County

On Sun, May 6, 2018 at 2:23 PM, <owen...> [ILbirds] <
<ILbirds-noreply...> wrote:

> Some friends of ours in Libertyville have had 2 European goldfinches in
> their back yard for more than 2 weeks — we ID’d them from photos they
> showed us. How is this most likely to have come to pass? Thanks. Owen
> Youngman, Deerfield

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