Date: 1/10/19 10:54 am
From: Hugh McGuinness <hdmcguinness...>
Subject: Re: [MDBirding] Why are only maybe 5% Purple Finches Adult Male plumage?
And death rate in adult males must be pretty high.

On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 1:23 PM 'Jim Stasz' via Maryland & DC Birding <
<mdbirding...> wrote:

> Immature males are still brown.
>
> Jim Stasz
> North Beach MD
> <jlstasz...>
>
> In a message dated 1/10/2019 1:07:16 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> <mdbirding...> writes:
>
> Still getting large numbers of Purple Finches at my backyard feeder in
> Glenn Dale, MD. As many as 15 at a time. Anybody know why only maybe 1 in
> 20 are Purple?
>
>
> Tom Beal
> Glenn Dale, MD
> Just west of Bowie
>
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