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I just saw a male house finch pecking at some tulip leaves on our deck. He spent a minute or so pecking all around the leaves. It turns out there were aphids on the leaves. Dang, those things hav..
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Is it too late in the year for house finches to molt? Reason I ask this is that there are several around here in Eastern N.C. that look pretty ratty.
« I guess I don't understand the question -- why would it be too late? In my area, it's molting time right now. -- Curtis Croulet Temecula,.. »
« Here in S.E. Oklahoma my daughter has found 8 dead house finches near her feeder in the last 4 weeks. No other breed seems to be affected.. »
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I saw something this morning that caused me dismay. I have a ant guard full of water hanging near my kitchen window. Little birds use it all the time to get a quick drink. I think they feel less ..
« I remember reading that Cornell U's veterinary school issued some kind of cautionary warning about using tylan powder to treat house finch.. »
« "kristi": If everyone in the country was filling their bird baths 24/7 with water treated with Tylan powder, this might be an issue. :-) .. »
http://www.petforumz.com/Purple-finch-house-finch-ftopict6730.html (Purple finch vs. house finch)
Hey guys, could you help me fix in my mind..what is the definitive identifying difference between these two finches? I keep going back and forth using two sources - HMI North American Birds by Pete..
« difference between these two finches Got pine trees in the Hill Country? As I recall, the Purple Finch likes to live among the conifers... »
« SpringPam: I think that on males, the easiest place to look is on the flanks. The flanks of a male House are not red at all, and have bro.. »
« Thank you RJP. I wasn't the original poster but I have been struggling with this same ID dilemma. 45 minutes watching a feeder tonight h.. »
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There's a female house finch at my feeder with a huge lump on the top of her head; her left eye also looks messed up. She seems to get around just fine - feeds mostly on seed that's fallen on the gr..
« Conjunctivitis. I cured one years ago with (pet store) tetracycline; capture house finch, keep in cage for a full 14 day course even thou.. »
http://www.petforumz.com/House-Finch-Birdhouse-ftopict9766.html (House Finch and Birdhouse)
Hello All, We recently had a house finch show up on our front porch making quite an examination of our wren house we have hanging there. We have had wrens nest there almost every year since we put ..
« "Joe Pessarra" wrote Joe, I think just about anything will work for house finches, particularly hanging flower pots (with soil and flow.. »
« "Howard Lester": will house, I guess, because they are one of the prettiest birds around. We had never seen any of these down on the Gulf.. »
« "Joe Pessarra" You're welcome. One pair built a nest in one of my hanging baskets, and I have read of others having the same.... issue. Y.. »
http://www.petforumz.com/banded-house-finch-ftopict9623.html (banded house finch)
Today I saw a house finch at my black sunflower feeder with two bands on its legs. On the right leg was a bright orange band and on the left was a black band. I've been feeding finches for years ..
« Thanks, Lanny. I've since learned that the Cornell U. Lab of Ornithology is banding house finches to track the spread of mycoplasmal conj.. »
« "kristi": Now that you mention it--a couple of years ago I had several House Finches in my yard with eye disease and now all that I see ar.. »
« in article "kristi": -- Lanny Chambers St. Louis, USA »
http://www.petforumz.com/Sparrow-Female-House-Finch-ftopict9254.html (Sparrow vs Female House Finch??)
I have several House Finches stopping by my feeders and i generally assume any white-with-brownish/greyish stripes to be a female House Finch. my feeders are 12-14 feet above the ground, and never ..
« I live around philadelphia, and I have about the same birds that visit your feeder. Aside from the birds that already visit your feeders, .. »
http://www.petforumz.com/Midwestern-redhead-house-finch-ftopict8403.html (Midwestern redhead - not a house finch?)
Saw this guy in my mom's tree in a pretty wooded area of the Twin Cities. At first I thought he might be a house finch, but he had a completely red head, and it looked as if his whole body was red,..
« Scarlet red, eh? Um, have you considered Scarlet Tanager? David »
« "David Heath": It wasn't as boldly colored. I still thought it might have been a house finch, but the body was also red, not just a rusty .. »
« "David Heath": Have had little luck with private emails and searching my bird books. The best way I can describe this guy is: 1. The same .. »
http://www.petforumz.com/House-Finch-Nesting-ftopict8249.html (House Finch Nesting Question)
Hi All, I am new to the group and have a question about House Finch nesting habits. In one of my hanging baskets on my deck, we just had 5 baby House Finches hatch and fly away. It was really some..
http://www.petforumz.com/Houston-House-finch-ftopict6676.html (Houston House finch question)
About a month or so ago I had a pair of house finches regularly visiting my back yard bird feeders (they would eat black oil sunflower seeds from the tray). However, I haven't seen them for about..
http://www.petforumz.com/Purple-Finch-ftopict8420.html (Purple Finch)
I had an unaccustomed visit from a purple finch today. It looked more like the picture of a California variant than of what I've seen in the past. I only have pictures of males. Is this strange? J..
« Jerry Avins: Central New Jersey Maybe a house finch. The range makes it more likely. Jerry -- Engineering is the art of making what you.. »
http://www.petforumz.com/Birds-ftopict7720.html (Look-a-like Birds)
Purple Finch or House Finch or Pine Siskin? Tree Sparrow or female House Sparrow? Chickadee or Carolina Chickadee?
« Dave: Hi Dave, I must admit you got me scrambling for the bird books. I think the ID for Finches and Siskins can be determined by the shap.. »
« All my old bird books got lost in one move or another, so this Christmas my wife bought me a 'Smithsonian Handbook; Birds of North Americ.. »
« Sorry I didn't mean these as serious questions, just nagging doubts I now have about what I've seen in the past. There seem to be many mor.. »