Dark-Eyed Juncos are sparrows that have a large geographic range in North America. Dark-Eyed Juncos have many sub-species, as they do interbreed. They all have a pink bill and white outer tail feathers.
The Oregon Junco is distinguished by its black head and pink sides on the male. The females head is dark gray. They can be found in various open coniferous forest floors, as well as at backyard feeders. They are seed eaters, they will also eat small insects. There range is from Alaska and down south to northern Mexico, throughout much of the west and as far east as the Great Plains states.
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Love these little guys! I read that all are the same species which blew me away!
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