Entry from US English dictionary
A grosbeak native to North America, with yellow coloring.
- Coccothraustes vespertinus.
- Other birds - such as pine siskins, crossbills, evening grosbeaks, snow buntings, and some blue jays - fly south to Massachusetts from Canada.
- Black oil sunflower and niger thistle seeds bring in seed-eaters such as evening grosbeaks, goldfinches, house finches, pine siskins, purple finches, scrub jays, and Steller's jays.
- Seedeaters such as evening grosbeaks, goldfinches, and pine siskins prefer black oil sunflower and niger thistle.
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Syllabification: eve·ning gros·beak
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