Does anyone get House Finches and Purple Finches
mixed up. They always confuse me and make my eyes
cross trying to sort them out.
I have noticed several birds drinking sap from where a limb broke off.
Maybe some of you bird watchers can help me figure them out.
Is the brown stripe on the bellies the way to tell a House Finch
from a Purple Finch? The first three have no brown stripes and
I was thinking they were Purple Finches or am I just looking for
an easy way to Id them. The red on the Purple Finch may travel
further down the breast feathers.
Male and Female House Finch
So then how do you tell the female House Finch from the female
I think I need a good book on birds!
I am so confused! ;-)