Pine Siskin

Pine siskin.
Pine siskin. Photo by Bryan Hanson on Unsplash
AppearanceSmall brown bird about 5″ long with streaks on back, breast, and belly. Some yellow in wing bars at end of the tail. The Female is the same.
DietSeeds, insects.
Feeder FoodBlack-oil sunflower seeds, hulled sunflower seeds, suet & fruit.
HabitatOpen areas, wooded edges.
NestingCup-shaped nest for 2 broods/year. 3-4 eggs/brood that are green/blue with brown spots. Incubation is 12-13 days.

Range Map

Pine siskin range map.
Pine siskin range map. Compliments of The Cornell Lab.