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Davidson, NC, United States
Have seen this bird at my feeders several times this winter.
House Finch with white head.
A male leucistic house finch has been showing up at my feeder, too.
A white headed finch come to our Gresham, OR feeder this spring and has flocked with the other house finches. The other finches accept this bird, it is neither dominant or subordinate of the other finches. There is only one.
I have a white headed finch flocked with the house finches at my place in Oakland, CA.
I just had a white-headed finch at my feeder. It’s December in Utah!
I had a white-headed finch at the bird feeder on December 28, 2015 Albuquerque NM 87120
There is an actual breed of Finch with a full white head. I think that the above photo is that from pictures posted online. What I have coming to our feeder is a Finch with a small white cap on the top of it’s head and a white throat,- places that are usually pink. I think it is a mutant Finch bit cannot find any information on-line about it!
I have one too. Mine is a female House Finch. She has a mate so it will be interesting to see what the chicks look like! I live in MD north of Annapolis.
Waterford Wisconsin, Bald Headed Finch at my feeder, too.
We live in Fort Mill, sc and have an active feeding station for the last 4 years. 3 days ago a white headed house finch showed up at our feeder. First time ever and what a treat
I just had a white headed finch land at my saflower feeder. 11/16/16 Sussex Wisconsin
Watching a white headed finch at my feeder, Nov. 21, 2016.. Volcano, Hawaii. :). Saw him this morning as well.
White headed finch at my sunflower feeder for 2 winters. Brimfield,OH
White headed finch here in Boulder, CO. 0900, 1/21/17. First time we have ever seen it.
I have one too, michigan
White headed finch at my feeder in Altadena CA,91001, 2/12/2017
First I have ever seen one too.
Here in Gallatin Tennessee
With many other finches
Aurora, Colorado. February 2017 We’ve seen the white headed finch with the rosy breast for several years from time to time. only one travels with the house finches. Today we saw two. one looked smaller and no rosy breast. Maybe the baby?
White headed finch at our feeder in Spring Hill, TN March 16, 2007. The first time we’ve seen one. He was white all over.
Have one at Grand Chute, Wisconsin.
I didn’t know what it was and found this link on a web search.
I saw it last summer 2016, and again today May, 6, 2017
It is living with a bunch of House Finches
We just saw the house finch with the white head. It looks marking wise like a female house finch with a very white head..
So seems it is a leucistic house finch..so cool!! We live east of Indianapolis, in Greenfield, Indiana. Same house for 39 years…this is a life list sighting. Will post photo..does not stay still very long.
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