The House Finch is one of the most common species here, but being common doesn´t make him any less beautiful.
His Latin name is Carpodacus Mexicanus. Hmmm. Does that mean he is originally from Mexico? Be careful, Carpodacus Mexicanus. Until SB 1070 is tossed out, you better keep your papers close at hand. Sheriff Joe may come after you, too.
Proud Mama-to-be---with a piece of our plant in her mouth.