Pine Siskin

Pine Siskin on thistle flower
Pine Siskins.

NPS Photo / Rachel Ames

Size: 4-5.5”
Description: Gray-brown overall with heavy streaking on the back, breast and belly. They also have subtle yellow edgings on the wings and tails.
Migratory Status: Year-round residents of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Habitat: Live in spruce-fir and other coniferous forests, riparian areas, shrublands and urban areas to 11,000 feet.
Diet: Eat mainly coniferous seeds, but also eat grass and flower seeds, and insects.

Last updated: June 8, 2018

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