[Tweeters] ID this Bird?

Ed Dominguez edomino.ed at gmail.com
Wed Jul 24 10:43:57 PDT 2013


I agree that it looks like a House Finch....

Ed


On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 10:38 AM, Guy McWethy <lguy_mcw at yahoo.com> wrote:


> Yellow/Orange variant of the House Finch.

> Please note that the top of the head is actually brown. Eliminates both

> Purple and Cassin's ..

> I think I recall someone posting that the color variants are due to

> mineral/vitamin deficiencies, rather than genetics?

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> I have seen these variants fairly regularly in House Finches ... Yellow

> to Orange ...

>

> And that IS a good question. Has anyone seen yellow variants of Purple or

> Cassin's Finches?

>

> Guy McWethy

> Renton, WA

> mailto: lguy_mcw at yahoo.com

> *From:* Steve Loitz <steveloitz at gmail.com>

> *To:* D. Gluckman <cgluckman at aol.com>

> *Cc:* tweeters at u.washington.edu

> *Sent:* Wednesday, July 24, 2013 10:31 AM

> *Subject:* Re: [Tweeters] ID this Bird?

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> Looks like a finch. My first guess would be a House Finch (yellow

> variant). Are there yellow variant Cassin's Finches?

> Steve Loitz

> Seattle, WA

> steveloitz at gmail.com

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> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 10:14 AM, D. Gluckman <cgluckman at aol.com> wrote:

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> At the below flickr site (1at bird) is a poor image of a small,

> sparrow-like (and sized) bird I took last week at the Conboy Lakes NWR near

> Mt. Adams that I have not been able to ID. This is not a surprise since I

> tend to be sparrow-like deficient. Thanks for any help.

>

> http://www.flickr.com/photos/37079820@N07/

>

> David Gluckman

> Pt. Townsend, WA

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