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Evening Grosbeak Identification Tips
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
 
General Information
- Large, pale, conical bill
- Short tail
- Distinctive call note often given in flight
- Frequently gathers in flocks

Male
- Yellow forehead, supercilium and body
- Brown head and upperback
- Black wings and tail
- Large white patch in wing

Female
- Gray upperparts
- Pale gray underparts
- Black wings and tail
- White patches in wings

Similar species
The male Evening Grosbeak is instantly recognizable. Females have large bills, short tails and distinctive call notes.
 
 
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