Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus

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Adult male

Stocky, medium-sized songbird with a very large triangular bill. Males have a distinctive red breast.

Female

Stocky, medium-sized songbird with a very large triangular bill. Females are heavily streaked above and below with a white eyebrow and a pale bill.

Immature male

Immature males look like a cross between a female and a male with a white eyebrow and a smaller red breast patch.

Adult male

Stocky songbird with a hefty triangular bill. From behind males have a white rump patch.

Female

Females are heavily streaked above and below with a white eyebrow and pale bill.

Female

Females are heavily streaked above and below. Note the white eyebrow and white wingbars.

Adult male

Stocky songbird with a red breast and white belly.

Adult male

Found in eastern forests and forest edges. Often sings from elevated perches.

Recommended Citation

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/robgro