Birds of Evergreen

A guide to the avifauna of the campus core, forest, and beach



Pine Siskin

Order: Passeriformes Family: Fringillidae Genus: Spinus Species: Spinus pinus Introduction The Pine Siskin is a nomadic songbird whose pattern is brown and streaky, with yellow accents seen on their wings and notched tail. Their slender bill is unique compared to… Continue Reading →

Purple Finch

Haemorhous purpureus Order: Passeriformes Family: Fringillidae Genus:¬†Haemorhous Species:¬†Haemorhous purpureus Introduction The Purple Finch is about 5-6 inches long and show sexual dimorphism. The males are cranberry red while the females are varying shades of brown and beige. They are often… Continue Reading →

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