House Finch (female) – 7/13/13

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 7/13/13

Observation Time: noon

Observation Location: Gavins Pond soccer fields

Common Name: House Finch (female)

Scientific Name: Setophaga discolor

Comments: Male house finches have reddish coloration on their head and breast. Females are brown. Both have a heavy, conical beak for cracking seeds open.

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