Bird #191 — Purple Finch

carpodacus (from karpos, fruit, and dakos, biter) purpureus (purple)

Friday, November 14, 1980 — 8:40 am

Des Plaines, Illinois — home

I woke up this morning and was greeted by a lifer.  A male Purple Finch was eating sunflower seeds on the platform feeder about 20 feet from the window.

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