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Common Redpoll -
(Carduelis flammea)
 

 

Identification

  • Small bird with bright red cap
  • Short, stubby beak
  • Black patch under beak
  • Broad streaks along sides
  • Male has light red breast
  • 5" (13 cm)

Habitat

  • Wooded areas, brush
  • Willows and birch trees

Additional Information

  • Nomadic species
  • Occasional KVR winter visitor

Comparable Species

Common Redpoll on a branch

Close up of a Redpoll

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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