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This is a discussion on Who Dat? within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This handsome fellow and his lady friends have visited my feeders a couple of times. ...

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    This handsome fellow and his lady friends have visited my feeders a couple of times. Can anyone tell me what they might be? They are slender, finchlike, very small (4" or so), and travel and eat together - one male and 3-4 females. My bird books are no help here! Sorry the pic is not so good. Thanks for any info.
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    Julie or Gin would be able to tell you. I don' t know, but they are some kind of Finch.

    They are cute!

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    They look kinda like spice finches , Scaley Breasted Munia . The solid color ones look more like Society finches (domestics) they will cross breed .. Gin
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gin View Post
    They look kinda like spice finches , Scaley Breasted Munia . The solid color ones look more like Society finches (domestics) they will cross breed .. Gin
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    That's exactly what they look like! Are they native or escapees? Thanks!

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    Dat be a good question , The spice are raised as domestics here also the Societies , I'm not sure bout the solid color ones they look like Societies but might be the hen spices ? They would freeze in the winter here.
    Nice picture! forgot to type that in the last post Gin

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    Spice finch origins from Asia, Java, India, Phillipines. Mus got free de gator round he'a. He be happy flirt wit he ladies! An mos de we'com come feeder time. Tanky, Ginnylou.

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    LOL! Too funny.

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    Youens bee wellcom , best beee a puttin tat gat or on the barb bee que I be hongry . lol Ginnylou

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    He is a beauty, hope he brings the ladies south for the colder months.
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    I'm not following....
    Nice birdies though.

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