Black Rosy-Finch

Other Names: none

Distribution: Southwestern Montana, central Idaho, western Wyoming, northeastern Nevada, and northern Utah.

Black Rosy Finch distribution range map

Description:

Size: 14-16 cm in length with a 31-35 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Adults are black on the head, back, and breast with pink on the undersides and wings. There is a patch of gray at the back of the head. They have short black legs and a long forked tail. The beak is yellow and the eyes are black.

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Black Rosy-Finch

Black Rosy-Finch

Bill Shape
cone
long billed
Eats
commercial-mixed-bird-seed
fruit
millet
peanuts
suet
sunflower-seeds-hulled
Regions
arizona
california
colorado
idaho
montana
nebraska
nevada
new mexico
oregon
utah
wyoming
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Action
walking
Behavior
jerks
Markings
head
plain
round
Sounds
clear
staccato
Location
ground dwelling
north in summer
south in summer
south in winter
Habitat
mountains
flats
Grasslands
Color
pink
black
brown
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
finches - fringillidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species