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Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Pheucticus ludovicianus

Photo:Mont St-Hilaire Nature Center
Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Photo:Mont St-Hilaire Nature Center

This bird is quite different in appearance from other grosbeaks; the male has a black back, white underbelly, and red breast when breeding. Its black feathers dull to a dark gray colour in winter. Rose-breasted grosbeaks are found in open, second-growth forests throughout central and eastern Canada.

Map of Rose-breasted Grosbeak in Canada
Distribution of Rose-breasted Grosbeak in Canada

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