Male: (Shown) Has a red-orange face, breast and rump, with a brown cap. Brown marking behind eyes. Brown wings streaked with white, and a white belly with brown streaks.
Female: Brown with heavily streaked white chest.
Juvenile: Similar to female.
Nest: Female builds cup nest, sometimes in cavities. Two broods per year.
Eggs: 4-5; pale blue, lightly marked
Incubation: 12-14 days; female incubates
Fledging: 15-19 days; male and female feed young
Migration: The House Finch can be found in St. Charles County year round.
Food: Seeds, fruit, leaf buds, and will visit seed feeders.