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.
Female Rose-breasted Grosbeak
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
(Image credit: USGS)