House Finch - Carpodacus mexicanus

Length 4.9-5.9 in (12.5-15.0 cm)
Weight 0.6-1.0 oz (17.5-27 g)
Clutch Size 4-6
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The House Finch is a permanent resident throughout the continental U.S. and most of Mexico. The male has a red head and red breast with brown streaks which make if fairly easy to spot. There is a yellow variant where the head and breast are yellow. Check out some of the pictures below to see this.

The House Finch mostly eat grains, seeds and berries. They will visit bird feeders. We always have a few eating our Sunflower seeds.

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