Are you hoping to see blackbirds during your Big Garden #Birdwatch? They love to sunbathe and they can often be seen on the ground with their wings spread. This is because the heat from the sun can help them to kill off parasites on their wings!
The Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus) is a bird in the finch family Fringillidae. Their breeding habitat is coniferous and mixed forest in Canada and the northeastern United States, as well as various wooded areas along the U.S. Pacific coast. They nest on a horizontal branch or in a fork of a tree