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Rose-breasted Grosbeak | Audubon Field Guide rose breasted gross beak


Rose-breasted Grosbeaks are stocky, medium-sized songbirds with very large triangular bills. Adult males are black-and-white birds with a brilliant red chevron extending from the black throat down the middle of the breast. The sweet, rambling song of a male Rose-breasted Grosbeak.

Bursting with black, white, and rose-red, male Rose-breasted Grosbeaks are like an exclamation mark at your bird feeder or in your binoculars. Females and.

The rose-breasted grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) is a large, seed-eating grosbeak in the cardinal family (Cardinalidae). It is primarily a foliage gleaner.

Breeding adult males are black and white with bright red triangle on breast. Females and nonbreeding males are brown above with two white wingbars.

In leafy woodlands of the East, the Rose-breasted Grosbeak often stays out of sight among the treetops. However, its song -- rich whistled phrases, like an.