Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch

Other Names: none

Distribution: Pacific Northwest of the United States and Canada.

Description:

Size: 14-16 cm in length with a 33 cm wingspan, weighing 22-26 g.

Plumage: Males have a dark brown back and underside, black forehead, gray neck and crown, and a pink shoulder and rump. The face is gray in coastal birds and brown in interior populations. Females are similar, but less colorful overall. The beak is yellow and the legs and eyes are black.

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Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch

Bill Shape
cone
long billed
Eats
apple-slices
commercial-mixed-bird-seed
fruit
millet
peanut-kernels
safflower
suet
Regions
alaska
alberta
aleutians
arizona
british columbia
california
colorado
idaho
illinois
iowa
kansas
maine
manitoba
michigan
minnesota
montana
nebraska
nevada
new mexico
north dakota
northwest territories
nunavut
ohio
ontario
oregon
quebec
saskatchewan
south dakota
utah
washington
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Action
walking
Behavior
jerks
Markings
head
round
tailbands
tailstripes
Sounds
clear
staccato
Location
ground dwelling
north in summer
south in summer
Habitat
mountains
flats
Grasslands
Color
blackandwhite
brown
Body Shape
necklong
perching
Size
medium
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
finches - fringillidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern