Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus)

Extended Song: A variation of the warbling song, usually given early in the season (Borror 1961, Wootton 1996).

Purple Finch extended song, April 9, 2011, Kettle Moraine State Park, South Unit, Waukesha County, Wisconsin.


Borror, Donald J. 1961. Songs of Finches (Fringillidae) of Eastern North America. The Ohio Journal of Science. v61 n3 (May, 1961), 161-174

Wootton, J. Timothy. 1996. Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Retrieved from the Birds of North America Online: http://bna.birds.cornell.edu/bna/species/208 doi:10.2173/bna.208