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Rose-Breasted Grosbeak

The Rose-Breasted Grosbeak is a large seed-eating grosbeak in the cardinal family. Where I live in mid-western Ontario, the Grosbeak usually shows up in early spring at around the same time as the American Robin. Rose-Breasted Grosbeak – Description The adult male has a black head, wings, back and tail, and a bright rose-red patch…

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Blue Jay

The Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a bird native to North America and a resident through most of eastern and central United States. Blue Jay – Description Its plumage is lavender-blue to mid-blue in the crest, back, wings, and tail, and its face is white. A collar of black is often found around the throat…

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White-Breasted Nuthatch

White-Breasted Nuthatch is a small songbird that lives in old-growth woodlands across much of temperate North America. Its a very common visitor to home feeders which is often a part of mixed flocks with Chickadees, and Downy Woodpeckers. White-Breasted Nuthatch – Description It’s a stocky little bird with a large head, short tail, powerful bill,…

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