Purple Finch

Purple Finch

Description of the Purple Finch

The male Purple Finch, is not purple but has more of a Raspberry colored head with similar colored stripes on brown feathers.  The female Purple Finch has no red in her feathers; her plumage is primarily browns and tan tones.

Longevity and Molting of the Purple Finch

Family Life of the Purple Finch

What Do Purple Finches Eat?

This finch has a tough beak and enjoys cracking into Black-oil Sunflower Seeds.  They also enjoy smaller treats such as Sunflower Chips, Nyjer and Safflower.

While they will appreciate Finch Feast, they will love any blend with Black-oil Sunflower such as Birds Gone Wild and Classic Blend.