male; rosy-red head, breast, gray back, wing (Colorado, USA; 2009-02-14)

Pine Grosbeak
Pinicola enucleator

Native Range: North America and Eurasia

Notes: occurs in small flocks in spruce and fir forests; feeds on berries as well as seeds from cones; quite strong sexual dimorphism.

frontal view; gray belly (Colorado, USA; 2009-02-14)

female; burnt-orange head and nape (Colorado, USA; 2009-02-14)

grayish body; wingbars; dark tail (Colorado, USA; 2009-02-14)

large but not huge bill, with hooked tip (Colorado, USA; 2009-02-14)