CARL wrote at 2011-02-14 01:08:26
its 100% HOUSE FINCH i have 4 in my back yard they have been there for 2 weeks,there are becoming more common for sure
Martin wrote at 2011-06-21 15:18:56
I am in Sherwood Park, Alberta, and I have been trying to identify a nesting pair of birds in a vined arch we have over our walkway. Clearly the closest answer I have found is either the House Finch or Cassin's Finch. Dullish light brown with red splashed across its neck, face and crown. Incredible beautiful long song that sounds like a run-on sentence, lasts about 5 seconds. Female appears to be without red markings, tends to leave the nest whenever we walk by, and usually makes some protest noise that is different from the song, a series of chirps.
Forrest Heights Birdman wrote at 2013-05-14 18:08:57
I believe I have also seen this bird in the city.... it seems to have a very unique song... it makes one almost laugh because it's 'all over the place' but it's the same sort of language every time, so it makes the songs easy to identify once you know what to listen for.
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