Physical Traits: Often confused with the Purple Finch, the House Finch is trimmer. The male has a concentration of red on his head, breast and rump. The crown is brown, and the female is drab brown.
Habitat: In 1940, this bird was illegally imported and sold by pet stores in New York City. When authorities came to arrest the owners, they freed the birds in Central Park. They build their nests of grass and fibers in the brush or on a building in a cup shape. You can find them in thickets, suburbs, and farmland.
Recommended Feeder: Lyric Finch Feeder
Feeder Tips: Hang a Lyric Finch Feeder from a tree branch. he tiny holes and short perches makes this feeder ideal for finches. Even on windy days, finches will delightfully feed on a swaying feeder. You can also dispense Lyric Finch Mix through a niger tube feeder. The seed openings are small and prevent seed from spilling. Pole mounted tubes, window tubes and selective tubes are also available and will work in many settings.
States and Regions Found: Eastern and western United States.