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Snapped this with my iPhone camera thru my binocular lens today on my front porch... #browncappedrosyfinch #rosyfinch #birdlady #bird #colorado
A team of Wild Connections, USFS & @birdconservancyoftherockies are banding #browncappedrosyfinch this week in South Park!  Brown-capped Rosy Finch breeding range is almost entirely in CO, however their numbers have declined 95% over the last 50 years.  This data will help the Bird Conservancy better understand this alarming decline. More info at: https://birdconservancy.org/sirens-of-the-mountaintops/  Special thanks to Wild Connections’ @misiballard for photos and hosting this event.
A team of Wild Connections, USFS & @birdconservancyoftherockies are banding #browncappedrosyfinch  this week in South Park! Brown-capped Rosy Finch breeding range is almost entirely in CO, however their numbers have declined 95% over the last 50 years. This data will help the Bird Conservancy better understand this alarming decline. More info at: https://birdconservancy.org/sirens-of-the-mountaintops/ Special thanks to Wild Connections’ @misiballard for photos and hosting this event.
Check out The Flume’s article on Wild Connections’ recent meeting hosting the Bird Conservancy in FairPlay to  discuss the decline of the Colorado native bird, Brown-capped rosy finch: m.theflume.com/mobile/free_content/article_04457144-1d9a-11e8-82dc-f7218925d7c0.html  #wildcolorado #browncappedrosyfinch
Check out The Flume’s article on Wild Connections’ recent meeting hosting the Bird Conservancy in FairPlay to discuss the decline of the Colorado native bird, Brown-capped rosy finch: m.theflume.com/mobile/free_content/article_04457144-1d9a-11e8-82dc-f7218925d7c0.html #wildcolorado  #browncappedrosyfinch 
Although often over looked when compared to the striking colors of the other Rosy-Finches, the Brown-capped Rosy-Finch actually has the most pink out of the three North American species!  This beautiful After Second Year male shows off his bright pink belly and underwings as he takes off.  The pink on these birds usually doesn’t standout as much when compared to the overall brown color of the body but they sure do glow when you pay attention!  #birdbanding #birdringing #birdresearch #RioGrandeBirdResearch #browncappedrosyfinch #rosyfinch #plumage #mountainfinches #mountainbirds #winterbirds #ornithology #birdrelease #slowmotion #slowmobird #slowmo #iphone6 #ios
Although often over looked when compared to the striking colors of the other Rosy-Finches, the Brown-capped Rosy-Finch actually has the most pink out of the three North American species! This beautiful After Second Year male shows off his bright pink belly and underwings as he takes off. The pink on these birds usually doesn’t standout as much when compared to the overall brown color of the body but they sure do glow when you pay attention! #birdbanding  #birdringing  #birdresearch  #RioGrandeBirdResearch  #browncappedrosyfinch  #rosyfinch  #plumage  #mountainfinches  #mountainbirds  #winterbirds  #ornithology  #birdrelease  #slowmotion  #slowmobird  #slowmo  #iphone6  #ios 
Rosy-Finches of the Sandia Mountains.  We see three species of Rosy-Finch most years at the Sandia Crest.  The top left picture is a Black Rosy-Finch which breeds in the central Rockies from northern Utah to southwestern Montana.  The top right picture is a Brown-capped Rosy-Finch which has the smallest range of the North American Rosy-Finches breeding almost exclusively in Colorado and small parts of New Mexico and Wyoming.  The bottom row are two subspecies of the Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch which has the largest range of the three species.  The bottom left picture is the Interior subspecies (gray only on the crown) which breeds in the northern Rockies.  The right picture is the Hepburn’s subspecies (entire gray face) which breeds at lower elevations and closer to the coast from Northern California up to Alaska.  Nothing is quite like the experience of trying to pick out the different species of a large swirling flock of Rosy-Finches as they descend on a feeder!  #birdbanding #birdringing #birdresearch #RioGrandeBirdResearch #rosyfinch #blackrosyfinch #browncappedrosyfinch #graycrownedrosyfinch #finches #mountainfinches #mountainbirds #winterbirds #ornithology #birdsrule #sandiamountains
Rosy-Finches of the Sandia Mountains. We see three species of Rosy-Finch most years at the Sandia Crest. The top left picture is a Black Rosy-Finch which breeds in the central Rockies from northern Utah to southwestern Montana. The top right picture is a Brown-capped Rosy-Finch which has the smallest range of the North American Rosy-Finches breeding almost exclusively in Colorado and small parts of New Mexico and Wyoming. The bottom row are two subspecies of the Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch which has the largest range of the three species. The bottom left picture is the Interior subspecies (gray only on the crown) which breeds in the northern Rockies. The right picture is the Hepburn’s subspecies (entire gray face) which breeds at lower elevations and closer to the coast from Northern California up to Alaska. Nothing is quite like the experience of trying to pick out the different species of a large swirling flock of Rosy-Finches as they descend on a feeder! #birdbanding  #birdringing  #birdresearch  #RioGrandeBirdResearch  #rosyfinch  #blackrosyfinch  #browncappedrosyfinch  #graycrownedrosyfinch  #finches  #mountainfinches  #mountainbirds  #winterbirds  #ornithology  #birdsrule  #sandiamountains 
The first you see of them is a flock of about 100 birds, swirling into view and then disappearing. We weren’t sure they’d be around at all today, so this is exciting. Then it gets even better when a whole chaotic group of them crowds the feeders. We were so lucky to get such a close view of these gorgeous birds, possibly the prettiest birds I’ve ever seen. Plus 2 out of 3 Rosy-Finch species isn’t bad! .
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#browncappedrosyfinch #leucosticteaustralis #graycrownedrosyfinch #leucostictetephrocotis #rosyfinch #coloradobirds #birder
The first you see of them is a flock of about 100 birds, swirling into view and then disappearing. We weren’t sure they’d be around at all today, so this is exciting. Then it gets even better when a whole chaotic group of them crowds the feeders. We were so lucky to get such a close view of these gorgeous birds, possibly the prettiest birds I’ve ever seen. Plus 2 out of 3 Rosy-Finch species isn’t bad! . . . . . #browncappedrosyfinch  #leucosticteaustralis  #graycrownedrosyfinch  #leucostictetephrocotis  #rosyfinch  #coloradobirds  #birder 
#tbt to ABA Camp Colorado last summer! Seeing this #browncappedrosyfinch at the Lava Cliffs in Rocky Mountain National Park last July was one of my highlights of 2016. This was my ABA lifer #300! #birdsunder21
#tbt  to ABA Camp Colorado last summer! Seeing this #browncappedrosyfinch  at the Lava Cliffs in Rocky Mountain National Park last July was one of my highlights of 2016. This was my ABA lifer #300 ! #birdsunder21 
Started playing with the burst feature on my phone and got these great shots of an After Second Year male Brown-capped Rosy-Finch!  #birdbanding #RioGrandeBirdResearch #rosyfinches #mountainfinches #browncappedrosyfinch #iphone6s #ios
Rosy-Finches are a very interesting and beautiful bird!  These very cold adapted birds breed at high elevations (above tree line) in the mountains of the western half of North America.  In winter these birds form large nomadic flocks and descend into lower elevations in search of food.  The Sandia Crest in the mountains east of Albuquerque, New Mexico is a famous winter location for all three species of Rosy-Finches.  This male Brown-capped Rosy-Finch breeds almost exclusively in Colorado and historically (and maybe still) in the northern mountains of New Mexico.  These birds often make up the bulk of our flocks in most years, though these birds' numbers fluctuate greatly due to snow.  #birdbanding #RioGrandeBirdResearch #birdrelease #browncappedrosyfinch #rosyfinches #mountainfinches #slowmo #slowmobird
Rosy-Finches are a very interesting and beautiful bird! These very cold adapted birds breed at high elevations (above tree line) in the mountains of the western half of North America. In winter these birds form large nomadic flocks and descend into lower elevations in search of food. The Sandia Crest in the mountains east of Albuquerque, New Mexico is a famous winter location for all three species of Rosy-Finches. This male Brown-capped Rosy-Finch breeds almost exclusively in Colorado and historically (and maybe still) in the northern mountains of New Mexico. These birds often make up the bulk of our flocks in most years, though these birds' numbers fluctuate greatly due to snow. #birdbanding  #RioGrandeBirdResearch  #birdrelease  #browncappedrosyfinch  #rosyfinches  #mountainfinches  #slowmo  #slowmobird 
New pink bird a brown-capped Rosy Finch #illustration #bird #drawing #watercolor #gouache #painting #art #pencil #finch #pink #browncappedrosyfinch #vogel #zeichnung
The brown-capped rosy finch! Lives primarily in Colorado and is estimated to have 45,000 breeding pairs, all of which came to eat at the feeder. #browncappedrosyfinch
The brown-capped rosy finch! Lives primarily in Colorado and is estimated to have 45,000 breeding pairs, all of which came to eat at the feeder. #browncappedrosyfinch 
At an elevation of of 12,183 (it felt like 22,183) I thought I was hallucinating seeing this little guy hopping around. It's a Lifer🌟✨🌟✨🌟✨🌟✨🌟✨🌟✨🌟
At an elevation of of 12,183 (it felt like 22,183) I thought I was hallucinating seeing this little guy hopping around. It's a Lifer🌟✨🌟✨🌟✨🌟✨🌟✨🌟✨🌟
Was commissioned by bird lover @nix_on_that from Washington. Well honor and request. Thanks Hannah #mountainchickadee #browncappedrosyfinch
Brown-capped Rosy-Finch in the town of Gould, Jackson County, Colorado. Lifer #297! Now I just need to find the other 2 Rosy-Finch species before I have to wait till next winter. They are awesome birds. #Bird #Birding #Wildlife #BrowncappedRosyFinch #Nature #Outdoors #NaturePhotography #WildlifePhotography #Nikon #Snow #Mountains #March #Colorado