They are found as far north as the Yukon all through Canada and the U.S.
They live mostly in conifer forests, but are often seen in parks and yards.
They have a large, yellow body with a dark head and white wing patches. They have a big, pale beak for cracking seeds. They have a yellow eyebrow.
In the winter they form flocks. They are often seen at bird feeders.
They eat mostly seeds and some insects.
They build nests of twigs, lined with grass and pine needles in a tree. The female lays 3-4 pale blue-green eggs with some spots.
Species: C. vespertinus
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