The next tree held a robin's nest, and the nest of a purple finch is probably near by.
I hear a purple finch, too, and the feeble lisp of the redpoll.
Now listen to the purple finch as he perches on highest twig, proclaiming his arrival with no uncertain sound.
The Western purple finch was abundant here also, and juncos, and several kinds of sparrows, with an occasional Western robin.
The purple finch was there likewise, and the Carolina wren and brown creeper.
One of the leading songsters in this choir of the old Barkpeeling is the purple finch or linnet.
But the identification of the purple finch, after all, depends quite as much upon his song as his color.
On the broad stone window-sill lay the quivering form of a purple finch.
His purple finch is as brilliant as a rose, whereas at its best, this bird is a dull carmine.
The goldfinch in bright yellow coat, the purple finch in red, and the sparrows in plain brown.