Tag: Cornell Lab of Ornithology – Purple Finch
Welcome Back, Purple Finch
Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus), Lights Upon Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)Â TheÂ Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus,Â pictured above), with its raspberry-stained plumage and sweet, warbling song, is an occasional guest at my bird feeders during the winter months. With color scarce at this time of year, I am grateful for the brilliant-colored beauty and musical backdrop provided by this […]Read More
Purple Finch & Springtime Blossoms: Rejoicing as Sleeping Beauty Awakes . . .
Â Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus) in Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius) It’s been a raw and chilly April in Vermont, and yet springtime songbirds, undaunted by the lingering chill, have flocked to my garden in search of sustenance. Some species are merely passing through, but others will settle and set up summer residence. This month’s standout is the […]Read More