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Luck, WI, United States
I haven’t lived in this part of the world for very long and last year I was still getting used to the kinds of birds that we might expect to turn up at the feeder. I was most surprised when a flock of pink(!) birds arrived in April – who knew that there was such a thing? Anyway, a little googling identified them for me as purple finches, although they are not really purple. I suppose pink finch sounds too girlie?
Week 11: Finches and Friends
AWARD WINNER: Judges\' Choice Winner!Purple finch enjoying some late snow.
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