Common Redpoll Information
Habitat, diet, feeding behavior, nesting, migration, and conservation status of this bird. Includes range map, photos, and songs and calls. (From Audubon Field Guide)
Taxonomy, subspecies, physical description, similar species, and behavior. Includes photo of this bird and its eggs. (From Wikipedia)
Photos of this bird. (From Peter LaTourrette's Bird Photo Gallery)
Song and calls of the Common Redpoll
More Winter Feeder Birds
- Conical bill
- Red forehead
- Black chin
- Gray back with black streaks
- Streaked rump
- Pale underparts with streaked sides and flanks
- Forked tail
- Male has pink breast
The Hoary Redpoll
is very similar to the Common Redpoll but has an unstreaked rump and a smaller bill.
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
In North America, the Common Redpoll breeds in arctic Canada and Alaska.
Range Maps from Cornell
Common Redpoll breeding, winter, and
Includes separate map of sightings.
Christmas Bird Count Map
Historical CBC Map from USGS