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Another House Finch

The bright red color on the male house finch’s (Haemorhous mexicanus) head and breast comes from the food it eats during the molt. The more red and yellow pigments in the diet, the brighter red the plumage. Male house finches … Continue reading

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House Finch

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Leonard and I have a small “lawn” near our house (Lookout CA). Truth be told this lawn would never pass muster in most suburban areas as it is filled with dandelions. Thankfully in our very rural area we have no … Continue reading

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