Purple Finch

Haemorhous purpureus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Fringilline & Cardueline Finches (Fringillidae)

Code 4

PUFI

Code 6

CARPUR

ITIS

HEAD

Purple Finch Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Striped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Red-brown with brown streaks.
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown
  • Nape Color: Red-brown with brown streaks.
  • Throat Color: Red-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Purple Finch Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 14-16 cm (5.5-6.25 in)
  • Weight: 34 g (1.2 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Red, Brown, Purple or Violet
  • Underparts: White with red-brown breast.
  • Upperparts: Red-brown with brown streaks.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Purple Finch Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift bounding flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 23-27 cm (9.25-10.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark Brown
  • Leg Color: Black
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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