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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Siskin, Pine
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Siskin, Pine
-Carduelis pinus (Wilson)

Bill longer and more slender than that of redpolls and goldfinches. Tail slightly forked. Sexes similar in appearance. Upper parts greyish brown streaked with dusky, paler on rump; wings and tail dusky with narrow yellowish or white edging; bases of wing and tail feathers yellow (often concealed), usually showing as a small wing patch; two whitish or buffy wing bars; under parts dull white streaked (except on belly) with dusky.