Tag: Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Malformed Bill of Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) Science Article 1 abstract On September 4, 1904, a boy brought to me an adult female Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Zamelodialudoviciana), the bill of which presented a curious realformation. Careful examination shows that the condition was not caused by injury, as there is no trace whatever of a fracture, and the upper mandible […]

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Cardinalidae | [latin] Pheucticus ludovicianus | [UK] Rose-breasted Grosbeak | [FR] Gros-bec de Louisiane | [DE] Rosenbrust-Kernknacker | [ES] Picogrueso pechirrosado | [NL] Roodborstkardinaal Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Head and body similar in size to Corn Bunting but bill even larger and square-ended tail longer; at least 20% larger than […]