Order
Passeriformes
Family
Fringillidae
Genus
Haemorhous
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Version 2.0

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 - Purple Finch
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Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus

  • LC Least Concern
  • Names (15)
J. Timothy Wootton
Version: 2.0 — Published January 1, 1996

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Recommended Citation

Wootton, J. T. (1996). Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.208