Evening Grosbeak

Evening Grosbeak male (credit: Jim Richards)
Evening Grosbeak
Coccothraustes vespertinus
NWT List of Species at Risk: 
Not applicable
NWT SARC Assessment: 
Not applicable
Federal Species at Risk Act list: 
Under Consideration
COSEWIC Assessment: 
Special Concern
NWT General Status Rank: 

The Evening Grosbeak is a stocky songbird with a massive greenish-yellow bill. The adult male is boldly coloured with a dark brown head, brilliant yellow eyebrow stripe, yellow body and black tail. It has black wings with a distinct patch of white on each wing. The adult female is generally grayish-brown with a yellowish nape and flanks. Its wings and tail are black-and-white.

Weight: 53 to 74 g (1.9 to 2.6 oz). Length: 16 to 18 cm (6 to 7 in).

Report Evening Grosbeak sightings to ebird.org or NWT_NUChecklist.TNO_NUReleve@canada.ca