Grosbeak, Beechnut

Red-breasted Grosbeak foraging for beech nuts.
This is a female. The yellow underwings underline that.
Males are pinkish-red under there. This one and several others are scarfing up dogwood fruits.
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2 Responses to “Grosbeak, Beechnut”


  1. 1 kschoeaolcom September 26, 2020 at 9:19 am

    Hello Matthew!  Are the bottom pictures a juvenile male? Or is that non-breeding plumage?  Thank you for your continued offerings of natural beauty and righteous rage with practical advice.  Karen 

    • 2 mthew September 26, 2020 at 11:18 am

      Hey, Karen! A mature male, I think. Not a first winter male, but I don’t know the plumage patterns here. Never seen so many as this fall. The same Cornus was hopping with them yesterday again; pics to come.


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