This purple finch has yellow instead of purple on its head and chest. That probably means that it's "hormonally intermediate" between male and female. There's an article about the phenomenon here. www.sibleyguides.com/2012/07/a-yellow-purple-finch-in-ont...
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We've had four of them at our feeders the last few days. What a great treat!
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Cold and rainy, but not a problem, what with their goose down jackets and all.
Explored #41 on May 20, 2019.
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A singing red-winged blackbird in a Marquette marsh.
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We've had a couple at our feeders for two weeks now Maybe they'll stick around.
Explored #242 on May 4, 2019.
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