House Finches frequently visit our backyard bird feeder in Regina, Saskatchewan — and when they perch nearby in the sun, the males' feathers are amazingly bright!
The male House Finch has a brown crown and bright markings on his head, chest and back — the latter is often visible as a flash of red between his wings. The female, as below, is a more subdued brown and white bird.
|Male House Finch; backyard © SB|
|Female House Finch; backyard © SB|
What are these? House Finches.
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Photo dates: February 8, 2013.