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Not sure about the first one. Are all the rest Cassin's finches? One purple finch was seen in this area. Hard for me to tell. Taken today near the mountains in Nevada. Thanks!

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1. Agreed, male Western Bluebird - note the shiny blue above/on throat and rust-orange on the breast and upper back.

2. and 4. Female and male House Finches, respectively - note the really stout bill with a very curved culmen (top of beak) and blurry streaking.

3. and 5. Female/immature male Cassin's Finches - note the longer, straighter bill and crisp streaking. Female/immature Purple Finches show clean white undertail coverts, not streaked ones on female/immature Cassin's Finches.

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