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Dark-eyed Junco -
(Junco hyemalis)
 

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Identification

  • Small songbird
  • Dark slate grey above, white lower belly
  • White outer tail feathers
  • Pale pink bill
  • Color variations --more brownish
         tinge than grey
  • 6-6.5" (12-16 cm.)

Habitat

  • Mixed forest, shrubby and residential areas

Additional Information

  • Abundant migrant, common winter resident
  • Also known as "snowbird"
  • Often found at feeders or along roadsides
  • White outer tail feathers flash as
         birds take flight
  • Winter KVR resident

Dark-eyed Junco in profile, perched on a log

Dark-eyed Junco on snow covered ground

 

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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