No, you say? He’s really a…what? Purple Finch? Really!
But where’s the purple? What was the ornithologist smoking?
Nevertheless, here you are. Meet Perseus the Purple Finch! A male of the species Haemorhous purpureus (family Fringillidae) in all his Unenhanced Glory.
Looks red to me, but I’m just an ignorant, civilian Seed-Snatcher Shooter.