On a gloomy very wet morning this male American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) in his bright breeding plumage, brightened my day!
The other day, we bought a new feeder. It is proving to be very popular with the birds and has be very busy. Here a pair of male House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus). The one on the left is the normal colour and the one on the right is an Orange morph.
A pair of House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) perced on a branch of the Empress tree.
A pair of Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus) females perched in a Japanese Maple tree!
This male House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) sitting in a tangle of branches seems to be giving me the stink eye! Don’t blame him, I’d be miserable sitting out in the pouring rain too!
A pretty orange morph female House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) perches in a Japanese Maple in the rain.
A pair of female House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) sitting on the end of a branch of the Japanese Maple. They were eating the buds off the Maple!