They breed from British Columbia across Canada, south through the middle of the U.S. They spend the winter in southern Canada south through the U.S. all the way to Central America.
They live in open woodlands, orchards and yards.
They are medium-sized, olive-brown songbird with a yellow belly, a pointed head crest, and a black mask. They have yellow tail feather tips and red wing feathers tips. Males and females look alike.
They travel in flocks.
They eat berries and insects.
They build a big open cup nest of twigs, grass and moss on a tree branch. The female lays 2 – 6 pale blue gray eggs with black spots.
Species: B. cedrorum
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