Another mystery bird

It’s time for another round of Name That Bird.

This wonderful picture comes from Kurt Kuehn. What do you think these birds are?

At first, Kurt thought they were purple finches, but a closer look caused him to change his mind. A second picture, with a closer view, caused both of us to decide on a particular bird. Here’s the picture:

But I’m not going to tell you our conclusion. What do you think?

Your bird pictures, mysterious or otherwise, and observations are joyously welcomed. Send them to me at:





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