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    Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch

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    Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch

    Leucosticte tephrocotis
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Fringillidae
    Basic Description

    A songbird of extreme environments, the Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch is found in open ground at the top of mountains from Alaska to California and out on the Aleutian and Pribilof islands.

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    Other Names
    • Pinzón Montano Nuquigrís (Spanish)
    • Roselin à tête grise (French)

    Backyard Tips

    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.

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