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    Hoary Redpoll

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    Hoary Redpoll

    Acanthis hornemanni
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Fringillidae
    Basic Description

    A small pale bird of the high Arctic, the Hoary Redpoll is a rare winter visitor to southern Canada and the northern United States. During redpoll invasions, a few paler Hoary Redpolls can sometimes be spotted within flocks of Common Redpolls.

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    Other Names
    • Pardillo Ártico (Spanish)
    • Sizerin blanchâtre (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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