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Male Purple Finch Recovering Crash

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By Diohio


Male Purple Finch Recovering Crash

In Feb. 2006 when there were at least 42 Purple Finches here every day at the feeders, this male crashed the window. Whenever I hear a crash I run to hold the bird in warmth and safety until they recover their sences. This guy was almost ready to take off.



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Wow, that's cool..!..Not that they nearly knock theirselves out...lol, but that you get to hold them for a little while.

14 Apr, 2008

 

How sweet

14 Apr, 2008

 

O just look how beautiful this little guy is X

14 Apr, 2008

 

Glad he recovered

14 Apr, 2008

 

Bless you Di!... I had a flicker fly into the patio doors..thump..be broke his neck poor thing...he was such a gorgeous specimen.. have you tried putting a hawk silhouette near the top of the window? I was always amazed at the vitality of the young birds...Jacky was a little furnace...those little feathers are wonderful insulators! The birds weigh next to nothing and still their life force is so strong.

28 Apr, 2008

 

How sweet on your thumb... :)

26 May, 2008

 

Can't recall seeing one of these before, super pic and thank you for sharing. Sadly, I can recall that when we had a conservatory built it took quite a few sad deaths before the local bird life remembered where it was!

14 Jun, 2008

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Purple Finch not on the RSPB UK index, I have never seen on either. These little moments are to treasure for ever.

27 Jun, 2008

 

Yes, I do treasure the moment every time I get a chance to hold one of our little featherd friends but it happens way to often and doesn't always have a nice outcome. The thing that gets me is how tiny some of them really are ! Like a Chickadee, Goldfinch and Hummingbird. Very tiny.

27 Jun, 2008

 

Oh how gorgeous, poor thing, lucky you were there for him

9 Jul, 2008

 

Aw....lovely coloured bird, and so small, needed you too Diohio.

2 Nov, 2008

 

Very pretty bird, I wonder if they come to Louisiana because I have never seen one before.

25 Apr, 2009



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