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Purple finch (male)

Haemorhous purpureus


Male in breeding plumage. The Purple finch has brown wings and tail. The male has a raspberry red head, breast and rump. Notched tail and straight bill. Streaked back. In a flock of at least 8 birds.


Spotted in eastern Washington. Conifer forest with fire damage.

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Brian38 a week ago

Thank you for the kind words Single D.

Single D
Single D a week ago

I do so like these pics. Always is amazing how pretty birds can be.

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Spotted on Jun 27, 2020
Submitted on Jun 28, 2020

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