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Purple Finch

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A Purple Finch (

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



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

A Pretty Pair


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!!

Pretty in Purple


A Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus) This little guy is a male and he is this years fledgling. See the baby mouth!

Ms. Purple


Here’s todays Finch, a pretty Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus) hen in the Lilac tree.

The Finches


A pair of Purple Finches (Haemorhous purpureus). These two seem to have paired up for the season. They were both keeping a close eye on each other.

Puffed Up


A female Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus) sits in a bush, surrounded by snow, all puffed up against the cold

Purple Finch


A Purple Finch all puffed up, keeping warm in the -5C Temperature.


Here's a Purple Finch hen.  A bit of a rare visitor to our feeder.  In fact, I've never seen the hen before.

Here’s a Purple Finch hen. A bit of a rare visitor to our feeder. In fact, I’ve never seen the hen before.