I looked out my front window at home this morning to see what the first bird of the year would be. There weren't any birds but I noticed this nest a mere 25 feet away in a green ash. It is the only tree in my yard and I managed to miss the fact that a bird was nesting in it. My new year's resolution. Be more observant. How on earth did I miss this? Any guesses on the species? I'm thinking maybe American Goldfinch but nests are not my strong suit.
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