Is this birdie a kind of sparrow?

by Telma Franco
(Sao Paulo, Brazil)

I saw this cute little bird last February, in Mexico City. Could you help me identify it? Thank you so much in advance :)

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Mar 19, 2013
You are welcome! NEW
by: GaryE

Glad I could help Telma!

They really are cure birds but they are so common in most of America that we forget LOL

During the summer it is not uncommon for there to be more than a dozen at a time in my backyard. They really are fun to watch.

Take care!

Mar 18, 2013
Thank you! NEW
by: Telma Franco Diniz

On the dot, GaryE! It is the house finch, for sure. Did you see the name Science has given him?
"Haemorhous mexicanus"...! :) Thank you so much for your enlightening comment.

Mar 18, 2013
looks like a house finch to me NEW
by: GaryE

Take a look at

what do you think? It sure looks like a common house finch to me. They certainly live as far south as Mexico.

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