Large, crested finch with vivid red body. Black mask and chin contrast with heavy, red bill. Forages on ground and in trees and bushes. Feeds on seeds, grains, fruits, insects and snails. Hops instead of walks on ground. Alternates rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides.
Lat: 33.32, Long: -82.01
Spotted on Jan 20, 2012
Submitted on Feb 21, 2012
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