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Aurora, CO, United States
While a house finch is not unusual, his coloration is. White instead of red/orange.
I just saw a White Headed House Finch at our feeder in Fort Mill, South Carolina. First one I’ve seen. Pretty Cool!
My first today in western Colorado
I have a white headed house finch at my feeder in Boone, NC
I have a white headed finch at my feeder with a flock of house finches and sparrows in Peyton, Colorado.
I just saw a white headed house finch eating black oil sunflowe seed in with a flock of house finches in Parsons, KS.
Ditto – one female white headed house finch with normally colored males on our “snowman black-oil sunflower feeder ” January 9 , 2019 – Port Robinson ON
I just saw a white headed finch I my backyard. I’m in Laurel, Delaware
I have seen one white-headed Finch at my feeders for the past couple years very interesting
I have seen a white headed Finch at my feeders for the past couple of years I live in Hartville Ohio
I have seen a white headed house finch at my feeder the last couple of days. Her head is stark white. I am glad to hear of other sightings.
Just saw one at my feeder in Waterloo, Iowa! Ahhh I’m excited.
I believe that I have a single white headed finch at my balcony feeders. I have seen him/ her several times in the past several days, hanging out with lesser goldfinches and house finches. I’m in Cottonwood Heights Utah.
Just spotted a house finch with a white patch on it’s head at my feeder. Live in West Burlington southeast Iowa.
I have a white headed house finch at my feeder with other finches. Very exciting!
I have what I believe may be a white headed finch in Richmond IN
Believe have seen onectodayvat my feeder in upstate SC
Sorry for the typos above– my phone does that– irritating!
Mineral Point Wis on in has a white headed finch visiting and enjoying the dandelions.
Just saw one in Richmond, Virginia.
We have had a white- headed house finch at our
bird feeder in Colesville, MD, for the past few
Just saw a white-headed finch at our feeder in Fountain Hills, Arizona.
From Fountain Hills also! Saw White Headed finch with mate pecking at low growth weed in rockscape.
I just had a white headed male House Finch at my feeder in Louisville, CO. First I’ve ever seen!
First time I’ve seen one, at my feeder in Bozeman, Montana.
i noticed the same kind of finch here in Philadelphia ,it was the end of winter before last winter when I first started to see them ,I think there are maybe three or more now ,
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