Recently spread from western to eastern North America, 9 House Finches were located in this year's Central Park Bird Count. Pictured here is a male of the species. Females are plain grayish-brown and lack the bright red coloring.
saw these beauties this week ~Painted-Bunting (Passerina ciris). A species of bird in the Cardinal family native to North America. The male is often described as the most beautiful bird in North America.
The Steller’s Jay (Cyancitta stelleri) The western counterpart to the eastern Blue Jay. These two are our only jay species with crests; both are generalists in diet and adaptable in habitat, living in both forests and tree filled residential areas, forag