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House Finch (leucistic)

Haemorhous mexicanus

Description:

Not the best picture -- captured it from a distance. This bird visited our feeder this morning. About the size of a house sparrow. Haven't seen this before!



2 species ID suggestions

Liam
Liam 6 years ago
House Finch (leucistic)
Haemorhous mexicanus BirdForum

2 Comments

aquinaswi
aquinaswi 6 years ago

Thank you for the suggestions. I wasn't familiar with leucism -- this has been very educational!

Liam
Liam 6 years ago

The bird is missing some pigment in the feathers on the head.

Glendale, Wisconsin, USA

Lat: 43.13, Long: -87.93

Spotted on Feb 18, 2013
Submitted on Feb 18, 2013

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