The Feeder Feed

An interesting and instructive sight at the feeder this morning.

You can see here the difference between House Finch (left) and Purple finch (right).



Mr. & Mrs. Purple Finch.… eating…

The Feeder Feed
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9 Responses to The Feeder Feed

  1. Wonderful! Thank you, I love the purple finch in the wild.

  2. wanda says:

    Very instructive pictures. I have seen both birds but never side by side for comparison. Purple Finch makes House Finch look like a purple pretender. Is that the correct shade of purple for Advent?

    Lovely pictures, Thank you Fr. Z.

  3. So they’re purple in the Tyrian sense.

  4. Random Friar says:

    Well, hopefully the Rose Finches will visit next Sunday.

  5. irishgirl says:

    I imagine the birdies sense when there’s going to be a blizzard, so they’re ‘stocking up’ at the feeders!

    Nice pics as always, Father Z!

  6. Kimberly says:

    The first picture just begs for a caption. I think the married ones would know what I mean.

  7. Agnes says:

    “This woman that you gave me tempted me and I ate…’ “Nuh-uh, it was that stupid snake…”

    “Criminy, Agnes. Birdseed again??”

  8. Random: hopefully the Rose Finches will visit next Sunday

    ROFL

  9. irishgirl says:

    Random Friar-ha, that was funny!