This blog is a catalog of all the critters that I've come across here on our property in La Cresta (Santa Rosa Plateau, Murrieta, SW Riverside County, CA) and managed, sometimes barely, to photograph.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Although ubiquitous and common, this Western native is always a welcome and cheerful visitor to our bird feeders. The males have red throats and chests, while females and juveniles are duller in color (what's new?)
3/14/10 Male House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) on a Sycamore off the driveway.