Purple Finch - male -  ... has a plumper body with a fairly large head and short, conical bill. (Pacific birds have larger bills similar to Cassin's.) The tail is shorter and deeply notched, and birds in certain postures show a peaked crown.

Purple Finch - male - ... has a plumper body with a fairly large head and short, conical bill. (Pacific birds have larger bills similar to Cassin's.) The tail is shorter and deeply notched, and birds in certain postures show a peaked crown.

If birds have hollow bones, how do they support this fat bird's body?

Community Post: Fat Bird Of The Day, Friday, May 11, 2012

buffchic has two separate sightings in one day of this elusive and shy bird, the painted bunting. Kindergartener with paints meets mother nature and this is the bird you get!

buffchic has two separate sightings in one day of this elusive and shy bird, the painted bunting. Kindergartener with paints meets mother nature and this is the bird you get!

Bluebirds - made it the house and surveying the area for mealworms - I'm coming with the mealworms!!!!!!!

Bluebirds - made it the house and surveying the area for mealworms - I'm coming with the mealworms!!!!!!!

Painted Buntings are found in the White River Glades and Woodlands Audubon Important Bird Area in Missouri.

Painted Buntings are found in the White River Glades and Woodlands Audubon Important Bird Area in Missouri.

In 2008, a monkey named Anjana adopted and raised two baby white tigers named Mitra and Shiva.

In 2008, a monkey named Anjana adopted and raised two baby white tigers named Mitra and Shiva.

Townsend's Warbler - We get these at our suet feeder. They are so pretty.

Townsend's Warbler - We get these at our suet feeder. They are so pretty.

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