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Common Redpoll Identification Tips
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
General Information
- Conical bill
- Red forehead
- Black chin
- Gray back with black streaks
- Streaked rump
- Pale underparts with streaked sides and flanks
- Forked tail
- Male has pink breast

Similar species
The Hoary Redpoll is very similar to the Common Redpoll but has an unstreaked rump and a smaller bill.
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