House Finch
Carpodacus mexicanus

Images courtesy Donna Bell, Flomaton, AL
Copyright (c) 2005 Donna Bell

The male has an entirely reddish (called rosy purple) head. The female is reddish-brown and dull, with a creamy streak that extends from the side of her neck to a light colored area around the eye. Her breast is whitish with tiny brown dots. Equally as stunning as the male.

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