Length: 7.5 - 8.5"
Breeding habitat: Coniferous forests (preferred) and mixed forests.
Winter habitat: Deciduous and mixed woodlands, parks, residential areas.
Diet: Seeds of deciduous trees, shrubs, coniferous trees; weed seeds, buds, small fruits and berries, some insects.
Photos of male and female Evening Grosbeak (from Peter LaTourrette's Bird Photo Gallery)
Female Evening Grosbeak
The male Evening Grosbeak is instantly recognizable. Females have large bills, short tails and distinctive call notes.
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
(Image credit: USGS)