Red-eyed Vireo, Rose-breasted Grosbeak
, and Yellow-throated Vireo preferred either or both "red" and "white oaks" over silver maple (Table 8).
Higher in the upper canopy is where yellow-billed cuckoos are found, along with red-eyed vireos, rose-breasted grosbeak
, summer and scarlet tanagers and an array of warblers northern parula, pine, palm, and black and white.
we included the ash-throated flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens), western kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis), warbling vireo (Vireo gilvus), Lucy's warbler (Oreothlypis luciae), western tanager (Piranga ludoviciana), chipping sparrow (Spizella passerina), lark sparrow (Chondestes grammacus), lark bunting (Calamospiza melanocorys), black-headed grosbeak
(Pheucticus melanocephalus), lazuli bunting (Passerina amoena), Bullock's oriole (Icterus bullockii), and lesser goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria).
The team determined that 97 percent of mourning dove nests and 100 percent of black-headed grosbeak
nests in the study area were found in the quiet areas away from the din of compressors.
I now live in the Hudson Valley of New York, and while the calendar tells us the vernal equinox occurs on March 20, it's not truly spring to me until rose-breasted grosbeaks
show up in my woodlot around May 1.
The company's millet seeds attract small birds and groundfeeders such as doves, finches and chickadees; hemp seeds entice cardinals, grosbeaks
and nuthatches; and black-oil sunflower seeds are popular with a large variety of birds.
In the spring, the migrating grosbeaks
fill the tree with their flashing beauty and pick the seeds out of the spring-thawed fruit.
Counters recently tracked massive wintertime movements of large numbers of birds like pine siskins, evening grosbeaks
, and the common redpoll.
547-562, in Life histories of North American cardinals, grosbeaks
, buntings, towhees, finches, sparrows and allies (A.C.
"Finches" in the vineyard usually are House finches, Purple finches, Cassin's finches, Grosbeaks
, Towhees, Sparrows, Horned Larks, Juncos, Eastern and Western Bluebirds, and Tanagers.
This whole citizenry of rose-breasted grosbeaks
and brown thrashers is familiar to me, and I found both moose and bear tracks on the animal thoroughfares that pass by my house from a wild place called Stillwater Swamp to a wild place called Big Valley, each three miles away.
* Sunflowers, elderberries, and serviceberries attract Cardinals, Grosbeaks
, and Tanagers.