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#1 boyd

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 11:07 AM

Northern Michigan this morning

Fuzzy picture but I think this is a Common Rosefinch

http://www.whatbird....mmon-rosefinch/

Thanks for your help.

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#2 psweet

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 11:24 AM

This looks like a Purple Finch to me. Common Rosefinch would be an extraordinary find.

#3 Totah Sam

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 11:46 AM

Yep. Sorry Boyd. That's a Purple Finch. :(
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Posted 22 May 2012 - 03:59 PM

Agree with purple finch




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