I think when I replied to David's email it only went to him.
Below is my reply. I apologize if this is a duplicate.
And No I didn't get a photo, my camera is broken and through two panes of
glass (dirty) my cell phone just isn't up to the job. The feeder is a
platform feeder about 15 feet away. I'll try to keep watch in case the bird
comes back and try to get some sort of a picture.
Webster Groves, Mo
No I don't think so, larger withwhite eye stripe large bill and
wing bars. I'm certainly no expert though.
Webster Groves, MO
In a message dated 3/7/2017 6:01:25 P.M. Central Standard Time,
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Are you sure it was not a female Purple Finch. They look very
similar except for the size.