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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.

 

https://breezyhillphotography.smugmug.com/Bird-ID/n-Dq6Jc/i-mvBrt5H/A

https://breezyhillphotography.smugmug.com/Bird-ID/n-Dq6Jc/i-XM5Jgqs/A

 

 

Edited by mfoster.vt
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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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