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The black-headed grosbeak is a medium-size seed-eating bird in the same family as the northern cardinal, the Cardinalidae. It is sometimes considered conspecific with the rose-breasted grosbeak with which it hybridises on the American Great Plains.

The 19 cm long, 47 g black-headed grosbeak is a migratory bird, with nesting grounds from southwestern British Columbia, through the western half of the United States, into central Mexico. It occurs as an vagrant further south in.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by mossy rock studio
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Uploaded May 19, 2017. Captured May 17, 2017 14:18 in 21595 Horseshoe Ln, Estacada, OR 97023, USA.
  • X-T1
  • f/7.3
  • 1/32s
  • ISO1600
  • 436.8mm