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Yellow-eyed Junco

Junco phaeonotus

Yellow-eyed Junco
copyright Robert Shantz
Length: 6 in. (16 cm)
Found only in higher elevation pine-oak woodlands and coniferous forest, this junco occurs on the ground and low branches of vegetation. It eats seeds and fruits and a few insects during the summer. The nest is usually placed on the ground under a clump of grass. The four-digit banding code is YEJU.

Fir forest
Fir forest

Oak-pine woodland
Oak-pine woodland

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