House Finch CourtshipPosted: March 12, 2012
This is not the best quality shot, but I felt fortunate to capture this moment between a pair of House Finches. What is difficult to see in the photo is that the male finch is holding a sunflower seed in his beak and presenting it to the female. I watched him choose it from the feeder while she waited on the tree branch. I knew that this was a courtship ritual for Cardinals but did not know that it was part of House Finch behavior.
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