Definition of rose-breasted grosbeak in English:

rose-breasted grosbeak

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  • A North American grosbeak, the male of which is black and white with a pinkish-red breast patch.
    • Pheucticus ludovicianus, family Emberizidae (subfamily Cardinalinae)
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    • Fall migrants arrive as they continue their journey from more northerly areas to the south, our first being a male rose-breasted grosbeak.
    • More flashy visitors arrived from the south - northern orioles, rose-breasted grosbeaks, bright yellow American goldfinches.
    • For those of you who have never had the pleasure of meeting this handsome bird, the rose-breasted grosbeak is a study in contrast, pitch black above and stark white below.

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