Brown-capped Rosy-Finch

Other Names: none

Distribution: exclusively found in Colorado, south to New Mexico in winter.

Description:

Size: 15-17 cm in length.

Plumage: Scaled light brown overall. The rump, wings, and undersides are pink. Females are chiefly brown. The beak is pale with a black tip and the legs and eyes are black.

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Brown-capped Rosy-Finch

Brown-capped Rosy-Finch

Bill Shape
cone
long billed
Eats
fruit
millet
peanuts
suet
sunflower-seeds-hulled
Regions
colorado
new mexico
wyoming
Tail Shape
forked-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Action
walking
Behavior
flocks
jerks
Markings
round
tailbands
Sounds
clear
Location
ground dwelling
Habitat
mountains
flats
Forests
Grasslands
Marshes
Color
pink
brown
yellow
Body Shape
necklong
perching
Size
large
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
finches - fringillidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern