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Dark eyed Junco

Junco hyemalis

Description:

Small winter dark gray back and wings with white belly, short pale pink beak, fluffed out feathers to stay warm. Males tend to be darker than females.

Habitat:

Michigan wooded area very cold this morning -14 degrees.

Notes:

Sorry about the haze, cold weather and I had to zoom in as not to spoke him. Haven't seen this one about this winter until now.

2 Comments

Thank you, Ashley T, for your prompt ID.

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

The beak is actually pale pink :)

Michigan, USA

Spotted on Mar 3, 2014
Submitted on Mar 3, 2014

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