Cool fact about the Purple Finch from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
- The Purple Finch uses its big beak and tongue to crush seeds and extract the nut. They do a similar trick to get at nectar without eating an entire flower, and also to get to a seed buried inside a fleshy fruit.
If you want to learn more about these beautiful birds: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Purple_Finch/
24"x24"x acrylic on birch panels (1 5/8" thick)