Utah Bird Profile
Purple Finch -  Carpodacus Purpureus

Name Roots: (Gr. carpos, "fruit"; dacos, "biting" - L. purpureus, "crimson")

In Utah: First accepted sighting in Utah

Sightings in Utah
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USGS Photo

Other Photos - ID / Song

characteristic behaviors:
Has a distinctive flight call.


Habitat: Found in open forests and shrubs.
How to find: Very rare in Utah.  Found in the Eastern half and West coast of the  US.

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(Updated Feb 2014)



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