Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Finch

Purple Finch

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A Purple Finch (

) perched in a big Cedar tree, with the Sun shining through.


In the Rain

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A pair of House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) perch on the branch of a bush in the rain.


Curious

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A male House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) in it’s fine Autumn attire.


Innocence Plus

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An American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) perches on a branch of the Rose of Sharon bush. It was quite windy today and I think the birds were feeling the cold.


On Watch

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A female House FInch (Carpodacus mexicanus) sitting in the Rose of Sharon Bush. She was keeping a sharp eye on something out there!


Goldfinch

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A male American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) in his fall and winter colours. He just finished have a good preen and is thinking quite well of himself! Showing a white spot on his forehead I think he has a bit of Leucism.


Ms. Pretty

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A pretty female House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)


Goldie

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Just to break the stream of Hummers, here’s an American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)


Goldfinch

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An American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)


Alert

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A male House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) sits high in a Cedar tree, keeping an eye on things around him!


At Rest

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An American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)


Curious

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An American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)


Goldie

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A lovely American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) perched in the Cedar tree in our backyard.


Live Sunshine

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On a gloomy very wet morning this male American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) in his bright breeding plumage, brightened my day!


Bookends

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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.


Spring Love

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A pair of House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) perced on a branch of the Empress tree.


Sisters

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A pair of Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus) females perched in a Japanese Maple tree!


Stink Eye

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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!


Out in the Rain

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A pretty orange morph female House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) perches in a Japanese Maple in the rain.


Out in the Rain

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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!


In the Rain

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A lovely female House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) sitting on a branch of the Rose of Sharon bush in the rain. I feel much better for the birds now the temperature is back above 0 and the ice is gone!


A Pretty Pair

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Another pair for today. This time a pair of Purple Finches (Carpodacus purpureus) sitting in a Rose of Sharon bush. The ice is finally gone from the trees in our yard and the temperature was above 0!!


Ice Day

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Ice is the word today! After a night of freezing rain this American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) seems a little put out by it all! Can’t say I blame him!


A Cutie

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A lovely little female House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) perched in our Rose of Sharon Bush.