Purple Finch

Haemorhous purpureus Order: Passeriformes Family: Fringillidae (Finches, Euphonias, and Allies)
Haemorhous purpureus Order: Passeriformes Family: Fringillidae (Finches, Euphonias, and Allies)

The state bird of New Hampshire is a favorite at northern feeders. Often mistaken for a House Finch (or vice versa)—notice the wide eye line on both males and females. Males are not purple but wine-colored.

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