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#1 dancingbear860

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 09:08 AM

Saw in Niantic Connecticut on my way out of the park, pretty sure its a house finch. Streaking on the side and by the eyes. but I could be wrong!!! Please let me know what you think! Thanks in advance!!

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 09:27 AM

At first glance I agreed but now I am not too sure. That first photo suggets this may be a Purple Finch; there is a brownish patch just below and behind the eye. That patch is absent in the House Finch. Still though, not sure.

EDIT: No forget it, I'm crazy. That's a House Finch. Sorry. lol
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#3 jhauser42

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 11:16 AM

Agree with house finch. Streaking and the rounded bill.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 02:13 PM

Yep, House Finch.

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