Finch Sound Recordings Newport News VA

Local resource for finch sound recordings in Newport News, VA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to finch sound recordings, finch song recordings, and finch bird houses, as well as advice and content on attracting finches, finch feeders, finch types, and finch descriptions.

HobbyTown USA
(757) 890-4515
Denbigh Crossing
Newport News, VA
 
R C Pro Racing
(804) 642-1114
7094 Hayes Shopping Ct
Hayes, VA
 
CRAFTECH Hobby Shop
(757) 445-0301
9475 Bacon Ave Bldg C-9
Norfolk, VA
 
Toy Craft
(804) 587-4710
8481 Chesapeake Boulevard
Norfolk, VA
 
Collector-Corner.com
(757) 773-1450
2 Tillerson Drive
Newport News, VA
 
B & M Hobbies
(757) 867-6669
100 Elm Lake Way
Yorktown, VA
 
Craftech Hobby Shop P-4
(804) 444-3846
9475 Bacon Avenue
Norfolk, VA
 
Circus Train
(757) 220-9321
Ltd. 240 McLaws Circle
Williamsburg, VA
 
Davis Hobby Supplies
(757) 397-1983
Davis TV, Inc.
Portsmouth, VA
 
Denbigh Hobby Ctr
(757) 874-5708
14351 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA

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Purple Finch

Purple Finch

Carpodacus purpureus L 6" (15cm)

Photo by Maslowski Wildlife Productions.

Listen to a purple finch.

Found in both coniferous and mixed woodlands in all seasons, the purple finch is an irregular winter visitor to feeders, fairly common in some years and absent in others.

The male is distinctive, with wine red head, chest, and sides, lacking the brown streaks on the belly so evident in male house finches. The male can be distinguished from the female house finch by the strong white line above the eye and the bold dark streaks contrasting with the white belly and chest.

The song of the purple finch is a series of whistled, warbling notes. The song of eastern birds, which is slightly more hoarse and louder than the song of western birds, usually ends with a descending reer note. The common call note, mostly heard from flying birds, is a sharp, hard pik .

This sound file requires RealPlayer . Bird song courtesy of Lang Elliott, NatureSound Studio . ...

Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

Copyright2010 Bird Watcher's Digest

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