Evening Grosbeak

Coccothraustes vespertinus
Evening Grosbeak specimens on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

An irregular winter visitor from the north, October to March. Usually seen in flocks around feeders and trees or shrubs with berries. The female is much paler than the male.

Specimen Information

This is the information for the bird on the left. 
Date:  5/9/1879
Collected By:  RS Williams
Locality:  Minneapolis, MN
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  83332