Saturday, May 7, 2011

Cassin's Finches



A pair of male Cassin's finches were visiting the platform feeders this morning. They look similar to house finches, but their coloring is more rosy-pink, instead of orange-red. House finches have more stripes on their bellies and wear brown crowns.

2 comments:

cherisse said...

i love your photos. I am learning the names of all the different birds that visit my front yard!

Boise Diva said...

Cherisse - thank you so much for stopping by. I love the critter visitors to my yard and every year, I see something new :)