The Gregarious Evening Grosbeak

If you live anywhere in the northeast, you should probably be home, safe and sound out of the weather today. So what to do with an unexpected snow day? This evening grosbeak is the perfect project. They are year-round residents in Maine, but you’re lucky if you spot one as they’re increasingly uncommon.

evening grosbeak

Right click here and select “Save Target As” (on a PC) to save this evening grosbeak PDF pattern to your computer.


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2 Responses to The Gregarious Evening Grosbeak

  1. Carol says:

    Beautiful . We used to get these but do not any longer. My birder daughter is anxious to get further North to see them in persons and the Boreal Chickadee and a few others . . .well a lot of others.

  2. Cyndi says:

    Having seen the wonderful Evening Grosbeak in full breeding plumage may I humbly suggest that you suggest the beak be that wonderful “lime” green that is seen in breeding birds.

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