Tag: Winter Birds of New England

  • Welcome Back, Purple Finch

    Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus), Lights Upon Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)  The Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus, 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 […]

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