rose house finch

House Finch

The male House Finch (aka Rose Finch) has a attractive red crown and throat. It is larger than the goldfinches and has a heavier beak for cracking seeds. While goldfinches prefer the small nyger seeds, the rose finch can eat sunflower seeds and other larger birdfeed.

Check Also

Hummingbird in the rain

Our resident hummingbird appeared to be enjoying the rare spring rain