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Immature house finch in S. Vermont?

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Got this shot today and am trying to figure out the bird.  My thought is that it is an unusually colored immature house finch.  Perhaps purple finch.  I just can't really tell.  No other pics.






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2 hours ago, mfoster.vt said:

QStacks, I was referring to the orange color.  House finches are quite common here, but I have never seen an orange colored one here in VT


The color is not an indicator of age.  It's affected by the amount of a specific mineral in the bird's diet at the time the feathers were grown.  Don't ask me the name because it's late and I'm tired and I usually get it wrong anyway.

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