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House Finch (orange variation)

Haemorhous mexicanus


A less common variation of Haemorhous mexicanus, the House Finch. Seen here with mycoplasmal conjunctivitis.

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Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Thank you, Seema!

Seema 6 years ago


Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Thanks Maria. It's sad, maybe just something that needs to pass through the species. I hope they get better!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Nice series, Jacob. Unfortunately, finches in our area get conjunctivitis, too. I clean my feeders but read on a bird site that it doesn't necessarily make a difference. I've seen some with really advanced disease that still manage to flutter around and get food at the feeders.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Thanks Marta. I hope this poor little bird gets better as well. Haemorhous mexicanus seems to get this disease a lot in my area..

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

poor thing..at least if close to the food perhaps he may get better..

Jacob Gorneau
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Jacob Gorneau

New York, USA

Lat: 42.35, Long: -74.02

Spotted on Dec 9, 2012
Submitted on Dec 9, 2012

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