Purple Finch

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
Reference Entry
Purple Finch, a bird common in woodlands throughout much of North America. It is about six inches (15 cm) long. The male is raspberry-red with brown wings and a white belly. The female is brown above and white with brown streaks below. The house finch, which is common in residential areas throughout much of the same range, is a similar bird.


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