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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Redpoll, common
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Redpoll, common
-Carduelis flammea (Linnaeus)

Adult male (breeding plumage): Cap bright red; rest of upper parts dark greyish-brown with indistinct dark streaks and some of greyish white; rump greyish white (often pinkish), heavily streaked with dusky; wings and tail dark greyish-brown; two narrow white wing bars; chin blackish; cheeks, breast, and sides often tinged with red or pink; rest of under parts white, the sides and under tail coverts streaked with dusky.