Perching

Evening Grosbeak

Coccothraustes vespertinus
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Length: 8 in. (20 cm )
A species primarily of coniferous or mixed coniferous forests at higher altitudes and latitudes, during some winters it erupts into lower elevations and farther south than normal. It can be common at winter seed feeders, but it also commonly is attracted to road salt used to melt ice. During the summer it supplements it seed diet with insects. The small nest of twigs is placed high in a tree far out on a horizontal branch.

The four-digit banding code is EVGR.

Male | Jim Burns

Female | Jim Burns


Fir forest

Oak-pine woodland
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Evening Grosbeak
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: September 19, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/evening-grosbeak

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Evening Grosbeak. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved September 19, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/evening-grosbeak

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Evening Grosbeak". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/evening-grosbeak

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Dr. Biology. "Evening Grosbeak". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 19 Sep 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/evening-grosbeak

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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