Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus)


I had to share because I don’t just love bugs. I really love birds too! This visitor and family have been a true delight to observe at our feeder. I’d been hearing a strange high-low whistle around our property and finally figured out this is the sound the baby makes when I watched the parent feeding it while it made this call and shook its wings. They’re not subtle! Listen to the two note call here ~

Black headed Grosbeak chick calling

I believe the photos below are of the juvenile, dated August 7, 2019

Black-headed Grosbeak August 7, 2019
Black-headed Grosbeak August 7, 2019
Black-headed Grosbeak August 7, 2019
Black-headed Grosbeak August 7, 2019
Black-headed Grosbeak August 7, 2019
ps://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Pheucticus_melanocephalus/
Black-headed Grosbeak at feeder

Read more about these beautiful birds here ~ https://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Pheucticus_melanocephalus/

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