Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Pheucticus ludovicianus



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Field Marks
  • Rosy-red, triangular breast patch
  • Black head and upperparts
  • White underparts
  • White patches in wing
  • White spots in black tail
  • Rosy-red wing linings

Habitat

Prefers northern deciduous woods, but is often seen in suburbs and old orchards.

Status

The Rose-breasted Grosbeak is common in the Atlanta area during spring and fall migration.  They are frequent visitors to bird feeders.