These guys are going to get in my car and I hope they know they can’t bring their beer.’” Soon enough, she found out that the man didn't call an Uber for himself, but for an injured bird, specifically, a baby lesser goldfinch he found struggling on the ground. The man, identified as Tim Crowley asked her if she would be willing to take the tiny bird to the rehabilitation center since he was drinking and couldn't drive. Since February we've been getting new visitors to our backyard: a pair of European Goldfinches. Christy Guynn, while driving to the pick up her rider was expecting an ordinary pickup. By Moumita Basu November 22, 2020 Posted November 22, 2020. The driver found out that the man didn't call an Uber for himself, but for an injured bird, specifically, a baby lesser goldfinch he found struggling on the ground. Eggs hatch after 12 to 14 days, and the babies generally leave the nest 11 to 15 days later. If you think our Birdorable birds are cute as adults, what about when they are babies? Below are some baby photos (shared via Flickr) of the American Goldfinch. What do you do when you find a sick, injured or orphaned wild animal, but you've "had a few too many? A fellow bird lover". Below are some baby photos (shared via Flickr) of the American Goldfinch. And I’m like, ‘oh no. American Goldfinches breed relatively late in the summer, starting in June or July, or even into August. What did you guys think? Thank you to the rescuer who helped this little one get the care it needed in a timely manner and thank you for keeping yourself safe and others on the road safe as well! Clutch size is from 2 to 7 eggs and the babies fledge about two weeks after hatching. Increasingly they are visiting bird tables and feeders. We’re paying them.’” He told the news outlet that the first Uber he booked canceled on them when they learned that the passenger would be a bird but Guynn said as long as they paid for the ride she would happily do it. Multiple broods may be raised in a good year. A second one added, "Thank you to all who helped save this baby bird!" ", The post added, "WELL, this rescuer called an UBER driver! Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Goldfinch and Baby Bird Figurine Glossy Glaze 5 inch Made in japan at the best online prices at eBay! The goldfinch’s main natural habitats are weedy fields and floodplains, where plants such as thistles and asters are common. The internet and news are filled with negative stories. Typically, five eggs are laid in June and the chicks hatch after around two weeks. NO, seriously, this little orphaned Lesser Goldfinch was the sole occupant of an Uber vehicle for a ride to WRCNU yesterday. The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah were in for a surprise when a baby Lesser Goldfinch alone in an Uber arrived in their facility. Be sure to check out our (adult) Birdorable American Goldfinch t-shirts & gifts! ", Many people were applauded Crowley for his effort. The orphaned baby bird, a lesser goldfinch, was less than two weeks old. The internet and news are filled with negative stories. © Gordon Dimmig | Macaulay Library Females build a cup-shaped nest lined with soft material and lashed to tree branches with spider silk. This bird came courtesy of a man in Utah who spotted the injured bird but was too intoxicated to help, reported PEOPLE. She said, "Just gave this little guy a ride from Sunset – first passenger I’ve ever had that chirps and doesn’t talk. If you think our Birdorable birds are cute as adults, what about when they are babies? One person wrote, "Thank you to man who called Uber and thank you to Uber driver." Goldfinches generally nest in May or June on the West Coast and lay eggs soon after the nest is built. American Goldfinches can be found at feeders any time of year, but most abundantly during winter. In an interview with FOX 13 of Salt Lake City, Guynn said, "I got there and there’s three or four guys standing out in the yard and they’re holding beers. Females build a cup-shaped nest lined with soft material and lashed to tree branches with spider silk.