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_MG_7412 Purple Finch.
22-MAR-2009

_MG_7412 Purple Finch.

House Finch & Purple Finch comparison pictures: http://www.pbase.com/rcm1840/image/53519361 (Thanks, Rachel!)


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Canon EOS 40D
1/250s f/5.6 at 400.0mm iso400 full exif

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Ghislaine et Réal Boulet26-Mar-2009 01:22
Beautiful and very intense strawberry colours.
Rachel Pennington24-Mar-2009 23:29
Looks like you are correct:http://www.pbase.com/rcm1840/purple_finch_vs_house_finch

Very nice shot, too!
Judith Barnett23-Mar-2009 17:50
What a lovely bird! I wonder why they call it purple? I think the word is spreading about your yard!
Guest 23-Mar-2009 16:14
A great shot of this unusually colored bird.
clickertrickdog22-Mar-2009 23:45
Stunning little bird!
Tammmy
Peeka22-Mar-2009 22:13
oh wow! Not sure ive seen these before ... great shot!
Digipets22-Mar-2009 21:16
He's beautiful Isabel. Nice catch. Is he a reddish purple? ~Jane
Jeannie22-Mar-2009 20:42
stunning capture.