Colorado Bird with fuzzy red head feathers

by Jan
(conifer, co)

We are watching pine siskins and another bird arrived looking similar to a siskin in body, but looks like he spikes his red head feathers with hair gel. What is this?

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Apr 07, 2014
House Finch, maybe NEW
by: Fancy

It might be a House, Cassin's, or Purple Finch. They all look alike and have red on their heads.

Apr 05, 2014
colorado bird with fuzzy red head feathers
by: BROOK

Have you seen this bird again and is there only one of them? How much of it was red and what shade of red?

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