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Rose-Breasted Grosbeak

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The Rose-Breasted Grosbeak is part of the cardinal family of birds. It's main food is seeds found wherever they are currently living.
  Rose-Breasted Grosbeak on a hook
 
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Description

Latin Name: Pheucticus ludovicianus Conservation Status: Common
Distribution: North America, Central America Estimated Length: 19 cm
Estimated Weight: 47 g  
 
Male Rose-Breasted Grosbeaks are coloured black, with a light underside. They also have a patch of red on their throats. Their large beak is light cream coloured, as it the females. The females body however is grey in colour. They mainly eat seeds, but will also eat berries when found, and insects flying through the air. The Rose-Breasted Grosbeak lives and breeds in North America, but then migrates to Mexico and Central America.
 

         
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