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Black-headed Grosbeak (female)

Pheucticus melanocephalus

Description:

3-5"?

Habitat:

Edge of mountain field w grass and sage brush. Spotted in scrub oak around 7k feet.

Notes:

Seems like type of finch or grosbeak or sparrow...but can't find a match in either Sibley or Stokes.

1 Species ID Suggestions

RyanWarner
RyanWarner 9 years ago
Black-headed Grosbeak (female)
Pheucticus melanocephalus


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3 Comments

RyanWarner
RyanWarner 9 years ago

You're welcome. Females can be very tricky to ID properly, but they aren't as hard as juveniles.

QuigCrew
QuigCrew 9 years ago

Thank you for the ID. Perfect.

RyanWarner
RyanWarner 9 years ago

Very nice capture.

QuigCrew
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Park City, Utah, USA

Spotted on Jul 14, 2012
Submitted on Jul 14, 2012

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