purple finch


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Noun1.purple finch - North American finch having a raspberry-red head and breast and rumppurple finch - North American finch having a raspberry-red head and breast and rump
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
Carpodacus, genus Carpodacus - house finches and purple finches
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House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus): Slightly smaller than the purple finch, has dark stripes on sides and belly.
Those species that commonly breed in cooler, more northerly, mainly coniferous forests, such as Blue-headed Vireo, Winter Wren, Magnolia Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Canada Warbler, Dark-eyed Junco, and Purple Finch, were found in pine plantations, mixed pine-deciduous woods, and the hemlock-deciduous forests in the gorges and ravines of the Pierson Creek and Stebbins Run watersheds.
Goldfinch Starling Purple Finch Cardinal American Robin Blue-Jay House Sparrow Yellow Warbler Tufted Titmouse Chickadee Mourning Dove Dark Eyed Junco