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House Finch

Haemorhous mexicanus

Description:

Mottled brown and gray 4-6 inches long sparrow-like bird with dark pink or "wine-colored" head, throat and shoulders, black eyes and off-pink feet.

Habitat:

Pacific Northwest mixed deciduous and coniferous forest.

Notes:

Spotted on a feeder outside the window of a restaurant. Imaged through the window. Also classified as Carpodacus mexicanus.

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House finch
Haemorhous mexicanus


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3 Comments

Allen Hoof
Allen Hoof 4 years ago

Colby, thanks for confirming the ID.

Allen Hoof
Allen Hoof 4 years ago

SukanyaDatta: thanks for the lead. I've indentified a couple of probable IDs.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 4 years ago

Check out the Rosefinches.

Allen Hoof
Spotted by
Allen Hoof

Oregon, USA

Spotted on Jun 17, 2016
Submitted on Jun 21, 2016

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