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House Finch

Carpodacus mexicanus

Description:

House Finches are small-bodied finches with fairly large beaks and somewhat long, flat heads. The wings are short, making the tail seem long by comparison. Many finches have distinctly notched tails, but the House Finch has a relatively shallow notch in its tail.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Atul
Atul 10 years ago
House Finch
Carpodacus mexicanus House Finch


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4 Comments

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 10 years ago

Thanks very much Atul!

Birding For Fun
Birding For Fun 10 years ago

I would go with house finch. Nice photos.

Atul
Atul 10 years ago

superb spotting Courtney !
the rest of you collection is really cool, will go through your entire collection when the internet and time permits :-).

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 10 years ago

I think you're right blaise. The Purple Finch seems to have a different beak...

CourtneyVerk
Spotted by
CourtneyVerk

Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 20, 2012
Submitted on May 25, 2012

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