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Cassin's finch (male)
Carpodacus cassinii

Cassin's finch (male)
Cassin's finch (male)
Cassin's finch (male)
Cassin's finch (male)

Size: 6 inches
Overall Color: red and brown and white
Occurrence: coniferous forest
Diet: seeds, insects, berries
Nest: cup on tree branch
Field Identification: red crown, brown head and back, white belly with pink wash, strongly notched tail, white eye ring
Season: year-round

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: passeriformes
Family: 84 Fringillidae (finches,crossbills,grosbeaks,siskins,goldfinches)
Genus: Carpodacus
Species: cassinii

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