Diet: Herbivore: Seeds, fruits, plant materials
Average lifespan: 9 years
Average size: Length: 5–6 in.; Wingspan: 8–10 in.
Average weight: 0.6–1 oz.
Did You Know?
The endemic subspecies of house finch, Carpodacus mexicanus frontalis, is found only on Santa Barbara Island and the other southern Channel Islands. The northern islands all have the same subspecies as the coastal mainland does, so it is not an endemic subspecies.