Raytown Missouri. March 25 2013

by martin gomez
(Raytown Mo)

I have had a feeder out for several years but have never seen this bird. Tan and grey feathers. pale belly with brown spots. bright crimson red head back and breast. He appeared after a snow storm.

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Mar 27, 2013
Add'l ID info for House Finches NEW
by: Austin

Your bird is indeed a house finch. However, just for future ID assistance, sometimes their bellies will be almost a yellow which starts under the red about their heads. The yellow will turn darker and the "spots" will eventually grow into more stripe-like markings.

Mar 27, 2013
Add'l ID info for House Finches NEW
by: Austin

Your bird is indeed a house finch. However, just for future ID assistance, sometimes their bellies will be almost a yellow which starts under the red about their heads. The yellow will turn darker and the "spots" will eventually grow into more stripe-like markings.

Mar 26, 2013
Thank you NEW
by: Anonymous

Thank you Judy. His Song is also nice I hope he stays in the area.

Mar 26, 2013
House Finch NEW
by: Judy-Seattle

It's a male House Finch. They are found all across the country. We used to see a lot of them every winter, but this year I haven't seen any.

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