Number of accepted Lesser Goldfinch records for Louisiana = 3 as of July 2015
One adult male (95-156) on 21 Dec 1995, Caddo: Shreveport, 313 Wildoak Drive (residence of Bill Hall); Laurence M. Hardy; NASFN 50(2): 181, LOS News 171: 10. This represents the third state record. Description indicates nominate subspecies C. p. psaltria.
One adult male (2011-042; initially published as 2011-06) on 6-8 January 2011 [from 1 Jan to 7 May per Debbie Ponder],
Sabine: Pleasant Hill;
(ph), and Curtis C. Sorrells.
Reportedly first seen 1 January.
Photo by Vicki LeFevers