Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator (Linnaeus, 1758)Reviewable (MD/DCRC)    Synonyms: PIGR.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Passeriformes   >   Family Fringillidae   >   Genus Pinicola   

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Pine Groskeaks are finches of northern coniferous forests. In years when food sources there are scarce, they may "irrupt" southward, reaching, in small numbers, Maryland. For an explanation of irruption, see the species page for another "winter finch," Evening Grosbeak.

There are 5 records in the project database.

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A Pine Grosbeak at La Pêche, Quebec (12/29/2012). Pine Grosbeak is a very rare visitor to Maryland. There hasn't been an accepted record since 1997. The majority records are from western Maryland. Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Pine Grosbeak at La Pêche, Quebec (12/29/2012). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Pine Grosbeak at La Pêche, Quebec (12/29/2012). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Pine Grosbeak in Horton Township, Michigan (12/29/2007). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

A Pine Grosbeak at Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario (1/21/2013). Photo by Tom Johnson. (MBP list)


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