Color Variation - Yellow House Finch

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Color Variation - Yellow House Finch

A House Finch with a little bit different coloring than the usual purple. This yellow house finch stopped by the feeder in the spring.

The coloring on the house finch is dependent on it's diet at the time. If the diet contains beta-carotene it can produce an yellow to orange color variation.

Photograph taken in Mountain Home, Idaho in April 2009.

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