evening grosbeak


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CHARACTERISTICS OF THREE SONGBIRDS American Evening Grosbeak Goldfinch Yellow Warbler Coloring Yellow forehead, Black forehead, Yellow-green on (adult male) brownish-black yellow body, top with bright head, yellow black and white yellow on the belly, and wings and tail throat and patches of white underside and black on the wings and tail Diet Fruit, large Seeds Insects and seeds (such as occasionally cherry pits), and fruit insects Songs * Evenly spaced, Twitters and Rapid notes that long chirps warbles that sound like sound like "sweet-sweet- "po-ta-to-chip" sweet-I'm-so- sweet" * TEACHERS, VISIT WWWSCHOLASTIC.
The first words penned about the evening grosbeak are found in the journals of Henry Schoolcraft, who made early topographical surveys of the upper Great Lakes and was the government Indian agent at Sault Ste.
Roughly 20-30% of the variation in Pileated Woodpecker, Evening Grosbeak, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Hammond's Flycatcher, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, and Western Tanager abundance was explained by the abundance of late-seral forest.
Exciting sightings of crossbills, pine siskins, redpolls and possibly evening grosbeaks -- irruptive species that visit us infrequently -- are indications of poor seed crops up north.
Audubon Christmas Bird Count data show a precipitous decline in the evening grosbeak as a winter visitor in New York since the mid to late 1980s.
The winter finch roster also includes the pine siskin, purple finch, evening grosbeak, pine grosbeak, common redpoll and hoary redpoll -- all members of the finch family.
While producing David Bonter's article (February 2008) about the apparent decline of evening grosbeak populations in New York State, our editing team wondered if scientists felt climate change could be responsible for the phenomena, or changes in other winter birds' ranges.
While juncos remain one of the species most commonly seen at feeders today, evening grosbeak sightings are so rare in many parts of the state that they now warrant posts on rare bird email lists.
Irruption or eruption, the phenomenon typically involves one or more of North America's "big eight" boreal seed-eaters: the common redpoll, pine siskin, purple finch, evening grosbeak, pine grosbeak, red crossbill, white-winged crossbill and red-breasted nuthatch.
A very common sight at winter feeders decades ago, the evening grosbeak now nests in Massachusetts, but is spotted much less frequently in the winter.
Evening Grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus): Found in northern NY, irruptive in winter.
I believe the other two items are pellets of indigestible matter, perhaps from an evening grosbeak.
Some years, when the seed crop up north is poor, several species of winter finches, including pine and evening grosbeaks, fly down to forage and inadvertently entertain us.
Hulled sunflower seeds will appeal to the greatest variety: They will attract jays, red-bellied woodpeckers, finches, goldfinches, Northern cardinals, evening grosbeaks, pine grosbeaks, chickadees, titmice, nuthatches and grackles.
A pair of male evening grosbeaks engage in a skirmish over a spot on a bird feeder.