Pine Siskin

Pine Siskin

Pine Siskin
(Spinus pinus)

Order:  Passeriformes
Family:  Fringillidae

Photo by Simon Barrette [CC SA 3.0]

Pine Siskin Information

Pine Siskin
Habitat, diet, feeding behavior, nesting, migration, and conservation status of this bird. Includes range map, photos, and songs and calls. (From Audubon Field Guide)

Pine Siskin
Description, distribution, diet, taxonomy, and conservation status. Includes photos and range map. (From Wikipedia)

Pine Siskin
Range, habitat, physical description, reproduction, lifespan, behavior, communication, food habits, predation, and conservation status. Includes photos. (From Animal Diversity Web)

  Song and calls of the Pine Siskin

  Identification tips for the Pine Siskin

Pine Siskin

Pine Siskin

© Robert Royse

Breeding Bird Survey Map,

Pine Siskin Breeding Map

(Image credit: USGS)

Range in New England

In New England, the Pine Siskin is found year round in northern Vermont, northern New Hampshire, and all but the southernmost part of Maine. This bird is found during the winter in the rest of the region.

The Pine Siskin is also a rare and local breeder as far south as Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Winter Map from eBird

Sightings of the Pine Siskin from Dec-Feb over the past 10 years (2009-2019)

Christmas Bird Count Map
Historical CBC Map from USGS