Today we start our 2020 Birdorable Bonanza with a bang! Actually… make that an IRRUPTION! We’re kicking off 29 days of new birds by dropping four finches in this “finch invasion” winter season. A bright spot in 2020, many birders are... Read more »
About the Purple Finch
Also known as: Purple Linnet
Male Purple Finches, like our Birdorable cartoon version, have a rich cranberry red plumage with streaky wings. They have a bulbous beak. Females and immatures are grayish tan with a similar streaking pattern but little to no red.
Purple Finches feed on tree seeds, as well as other plant material like buds, berries, nectar, and fruits. Insects may also be taken.
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Purple Finch Photos