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Purple Finch
(Carpodacus purpureus)

    
        
Purple Finch Information
                                    
Length:
 5.5 - 6.25"

Habitat:
 Coniferous or mixed woodlands, forest edges, residential areas with trees and shrubs. Prefers habitat with coniferous trees. In winter, habitat expands to
Purple Finch
Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
include shrubby fields and
other semi-open areas.
 
Diet:  Weed seeds and grass seeds; buds, blossoms, and seeds of trees; insects; wild fruits and berries.
 
 
Purple Finch ID TipsIdentification tips for the Purple Finch
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Purple Finch Breeding Map Purple Finch Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional photos and information:

Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photo, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status.

Don DesJardin's Bird Photos
Photo of female Purple Finch.
 
     
   

 

 


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