Category Archives: Purple Finch

Female Purple Finch

Obviously not purple. I thought this might be some sparrow for a bit. I wish that I were a better birder, but I still struggle with all the different plumages that birds can have based on age, gender, or season. … Continue reading

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Male Purple Finch

The weather is very cold here. I am getting quite a bit of activity at my feeders. I apologize if the posts are getting a bit repetitious. Same birds, same backgrounds, but I am having fun. Back to work today, … Continue reading

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Male Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus)

These guys are pretty common here. I see them all year round. They will sometimes nest in our hanging plant baskets. No nesting this time of year obviously.

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Unknown Bird (likely a Female Purple Finch)

I need help. Not sure what it is, despite seeing it frequently. My best guess is that it is a female purple finch. We have lots of males.

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