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Rose-breasted Grosbeak
(Pheucticus ludovicianus)

Rose-breasted Grosbeak
© Brian Lasenby |
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Information

Length: 7 - 8.5"
Habitat: Deciduous or mixed forests, orchards, groves, swamp borders, shrubs at the edge of fields, wooded residential areas with shrubs. Favors edge habitats or woodlands with a mixture of dense brush (or shrubs) and trees.

Diet: Seeds; tree buds and flowers; insects, including beetles and caterpillars; spiders; wild berries and fruits.
Identification tips
for the Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rose-breasted Grosbeak at nest
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
R-B Grosbeak Breeding Map R-B Grosbeak Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)      
Additional Information:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photo, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status.



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