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Old 09-03-2019, 01:36 PM   #1
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Default Male House Finch

He still had just a bit of color left.

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Nice pic but all the ones on my bird watching app have a reddish crown.
Purple finches also have the reddish crown as well. Perhaps this is an immature house finch?
Always loved bird watching but find sometimes it is very hard to positively identify so many variants of the different birds!
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Nice pic but all the ones on my bird watching app have a reddish crown.
Purple finches also have the reddish crown as well. Perhaps this is an immature house finch?
Always loved bird watching but find sometimes it is very hard to positively identify so many variants of the different birds!
Do you men like this?

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Yes! That’s more like what is in my bird book app.
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Yes! That’s more like what is in my bird book app.

They are both male House Finches. The coloration varies. They (the males) can even have orange coloring.
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They are both male House Finches. The coloration varies. They (the males) can even have orange coloring.
Yes I have seen the orange “morphs”
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Yes I have seen the orange “morphs”

The coloration is diet driven.
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From eating Cheetos??

Great pics!

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From eating Cheetos??

Great pics!

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Nah my wife buys Cheetos in bulk and her hair is still grey!

Yes a great pic
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Nah my wife buys Cheetos in bulk and her hair is still grey!

Yes a great pic
She better not see that comment about her hair, or you'll be in a cast from head to toe.

Back to the purple finish.

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