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 Post subject: Is this a finch of some type?
PostPosted: Feb 05 5:53 pm 
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Ive had this bird come to my feeder a few times recently. Please help me ID

it.\\VImageunidentified bird by mcrosbie, on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: Is this a finch of some type?
PostPosted: Feb 05 9:34 pm 
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I would say Purple Finch.

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 Post subject: Re: Is this a finch of some type?
PostPosted: Feb 06 11:36 am 
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Thanks. I am wondering why it has pink legs though. The photos and books show them with dark feet.

Another person identified this bird as a purple finch as well, so I will go with it.


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