IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern
Christopher L. Wood
One of the larger members of its family, the Pine Grosbeak is a bird of the boreal forests, found across northern Eurasia and North America, and south into the mountains of western Canada and the United States. A large, unwary finch, it makes periodic winter irruptions into southern Canada and northern United States. It is the largest and rarest of the "winter finches."
This species often comes to bird feeders. Find out more about what this bird likes to eat and what feeder is best by using the Project FeederWatch Common Feeder Birds bird list.
Snowbird Season. Story and photographs in Living Bird magazine.
All About Birds blog, Here’s What to Feed Your Summer Bird Feeder Visitors, July 11, 2014.