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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Dickcissel
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Dickcissel (Provincial Rarety)
-Spiza americana (Gmelin)


Adult male: Crown, hind-neck, and ear region grey; stripe over eye pale yellowish; back and scapulars greyish brown striped with black; rump paler than back, unstreaked; wing coverts chestnut; bend of wing yellow; no wing bars; lower throat with black bib (obscure or absent in autumn); upper throat white; breast bright yellow, often extending down middle of abdomen; rest of under parts white; bill bluish with dusky sides; legs greyish brown.

 


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