Junco hyemalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Family: Passeriformes > Passerellidae
Dark-eyed Juncos are sometimes known as 'snowbirds' in the United States, because for most Americans they are winter visitors. This is a rare visitor to Britain & Ireland.
Resident Juncos are the "snowbirds" of the eastern United States, they appear in all but the most northern states only in the winter, and then retreat each spring.
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
This species is a rare vagrant and was recorded during Bird Atlas 2007–11 as shown on the map.
Occupied 10-km squares in UK
|No. occupied in winter||3|
|% occupied in winter||0.1|
This vagrant is too rarely reported to map distribution change.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Dark-eyed Junco, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
Sample sizes are too small to report Biometrics for this species.
Feather measurements and photos on featherbase
|Field Codes||2-letter: JU | 5-letter code: DAEJU | Euring: 18420|
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