Dark-eyed Junco

Junco hyemalis

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Emberizids (Emberizidae)

Code 4

DEJU

Code 6

JUNHYE

ITIS

HEAD

Dark-eyed Junco Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Gray-brown to brown in young, darkening to red-brown or dark red at maturity.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Masked
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Dark-eyed Junco Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15-17 cm (5.75-6.5 in)
  • Weight: 20 g (0.7 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown, Black, Gray
  • Underparts: White with black breast.
  • Upperparts: Red brown back and gray rump.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Short flights with white outer tail feathers flashing conspicuously., Alternates several rapid wing beats with wings drawn to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 23-25 cm (9.25-10 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with white outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: Black with white outer feathers.
  • Leg Color: Pink
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