The Common Redpoll

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The common redpoll visits the feeders quite frequently.  Redpolls belong to the finch family

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This little bird is about the same size as a goldfinch, around 12 or 13 cm. long.  Sometimes they are commonly mistaken for house finches or pine siskens.

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 It has the little red cap and the male has a reddish section under the chin.  You can also see a bit of red just above the tail.

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They like the black oil sunflower feeder and also the nyger feeder.

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