Hoary Redpoll

Acanthis hornemanni

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Fringilline & Cardueline Finches (Fringillidae)

Code 4

HORE

Code 6

CARHOR

ITIS

HEAD

Hoary Redpoll Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Streaked, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Red
  • Forehead Color: Red
  • Nape Color: Buff-gray with brown streaks.
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Hoary Redpoll Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 12-14 cm (4.7-5.5 in)
  • Weight: 14 g (0.5 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White with brown streaking and washed in pink.
  • Upperparts: Buff-gray with brown streaking and white rump with brown streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Hoary Redpoll Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift bounding flight on rapidly beating wings alternating with brief periods of wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 22-23 cm (8.5-9.25 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Brown black.
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