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Dark eyed Junco

Junco hyemalis


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.


Michigan wooded area very cold this morning -14 degrees.


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.


Thank you, Ashley T, for your prompt ID.

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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