Do finches come in flocks?
In any given area, only a few species are commonly seen flying long distances in cohesive flocks: finches (redpolls, siskins, goldfinches, crossbills, rosy-finches, etc.), blackbirds (also including grackles and cowbirds), and waxwings. These birds tend to form neat oval flocks.
How long do house finches stay in nest?
Incubation is by female, about 13-14 days. Young: Both parents feed nestlings. Young leave the nest about 12-15 days after hatching. Up to 3 broods per year, perhaps sometimes more.
What is a group of house finches called?
Finches: charm, trembling. Flamingos: flamboyance, stand. Frigatebirds: fleet, flotilla.
Small, colorful and most with conical bills adapted to seed cracking, finches often make up the bulk of feeder visitors in winter, arriving in flocks that may come and go as a unit as they make the rounds of the neighborhood, or head farther south.