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Birds of Cuba, Vagrant Visitors, Introduced Birds and Possibilities

Grosbeaks

Gros-bec

Fringillidae & Cardinalidae

Lives, Habitats & Pictures of the Grosbeaks


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There are two types of grosbeaks that have been reportedly seen. They are the Rose-breasted Grosbeak and the Blue Grosbeak. The names of the birds reflect their colours, from a reddish-purple to a bright red, banana-yellow to gold and bluish-black to a navy blue. These birds have some of the most beautiful colours of all the birds seen in Cuba.

The Blue Grosbeak in the central regions of the United States to Central America and the some Caribbean islands.

Their name comes from the fact that they have large bills. Grosbeaks are birds found most often in conifer and deciduous forests in Cuba. Their diet consists of seeds and fruit depending on the time of year.

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