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Cookeville, TN, USA
The Purple Finch had just a small part of its lower beak, but it didn’t appear to be bothered very much by the deformity. It DID choose to eat at a tray feeder with sunflower seed hearts, rather than a feeder with hulled seeds.
Unusual feathers & bills
Male Purple Finch with deformed lower beak
Poor little guy.
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