The most colorful bird of our southeast coast is the painted bunting. It is a sparrow sized bird colored red, blue, green, and brown.

The painted bunting is a species of bird in the Cardinal family, Cardinalidae, that is native to North America. Wikipedia Scientific name: Passerina ciris Lower classifications: Eastern Painted Bunting Rank: Species Higher classification: Passerina

western sparrows | Birds

Green-headed Tanagers - most other birds pale in comparison. Not only do these avian jewels flaunt about 6 different colors, their plumage has an opalescent quality - they just glow on the rare occasions when good light hits them.


The Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus) is a bird in the finch family Fringillidae. They are very similar to the house finch which is orange red instead of raspberry red

House Finch

House Finch Male Bright orangish red on forehead, throat, and breast Brown back and wings Thick brown streaking on flanks Thick grayish bill © Jeff Hurd

"Gouldian finch" - "El Diamante de Gould  Los números grandes son criados en cautividad, sobre todo en Australia.

Gouldian Finch- the red headed males have more testosterone, black headed males are not as aggressive & therefore live longer

house finch

Purple Finch - (Carpodacus purpureus) - Photo by Terry Sohl

House Finch in flight | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

House Finch in flight | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Birds...natures color and gray

Purple Finches ~ An example of pink and gray in nature. I'm not sure if it's a purple finch or a regular house finch at my feeder.

I have so many of these where i live in the Appalachians. They are fun to watch.

Fine Art Bird Photography Print "Tufted Titmouse in Snow No. 9"

Tufted Titmouse in Snow, fine art winter bird photography print by Allison Trentelman

Brown-Capped Rosy Finch

Brown-capped Rosy-finch, Leucosticte australis: mtn peaks in cnt-Rocky Mtns. They build a cup nest in a cavity on a cliff, or re-use abandoned cliff swallow nests