Bird Photos / Purple Finch

Last Update: 11/18/2012

Joyce and I saw these Purple Finches near the Precipice parking lot at Acadia National Park, ME on June 24th, 2010. The first bird is a male.

Purple Finch

Purple Finch

Purple Finch

Purple Finch

Purple Finch

Purple Finch

The female is not red or purple. The streaking is finer than that on a House Finch.

Female Purple Finch

Female Purple Finch

I saw a number of females in the Turkey Point area of Cecil County, MD in late October 2010.

Female Purple Finch

Female Purple Finch

Female Purple Finch

Female Purple Finch

Female Purple Finch

Several ragged looking females visited our feeders in late October 2012.

Female Purple Finch

Female Purple Finch

Female Purple Finch

Female Purple Finch and Titmouse

This one shared the feeder with a Tufted Titmouse.

I saw this one at a fellow bird club member's house in Harford County, MD on November 17th, 2012.

Female Purple Finch