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Purple Finch

Haemorhous purpureus

Description:

Looks like a "sparrow dipped in raspberry juice" to quote Roger Tory Peterson. I have many House Finches in my yard, and spotting this Purple Finch was easy, because it has a cleaner more overall redish color than the House Finches.

Notes:

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Such pretty finches!

DavidMroczkowski
Spotted by
DavidMroczkowski

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Spotted on Apr 16, 2013
Submitted on Apr 16, 2013

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