Western Spindalis

western spindalis in a tree
Western Spindalis.
AppearanceThe western spindalis has a burnt orange chest, stripe from the bill to the chest, upper back, and as well as under lower wings. The head and wings are black-and-white striped, and the belly is bright white. The female is similar but a drab olive green instead of orange.
DietAlthough not confirmed, they likely consume fruit as they’re frequently found in fruiting trees.
Feeder FoodUnknown
HabitatThe western spindalis are typically found in the Caribbean and South America. However, they’ve also been sighted in southern Florida.

Range Map

Western spindalis range map.
Western spindalis range map.