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House Finch: Father and child

Unlike the monomorphic Dark-eyed Junco, the male House Finch has red highlights on its crown, throat and breast. Mr Finch is a father who chaperones his juveniles. Interestingly, he would eat first – for a long while – before letting anyone else have a go. The little juvenile would not dare to eat from the same shoe. Instead, it will pick whatever around the shoe. Sometimes, even underneath!

“Erm… Dad, I’m hungry too…”

“Did you say something?”
“Uh, nope.”

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