Evening Grosbeak

Hesperiphona vespertina (W Cooper, 1825) EVEGR 17180
Family: Passeriformes > Fringillidae

Similar in size and shape to Hawfinch, but with a duller yellow-toned plumage. Evening Grosbeak breeds in the boreal forests of Canada and is an extremely rare visitor to Britain.

Although largely resident in habits, Evening Grosbeak populations may make substantial movements when seed crops within their normal breeding range fail.


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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 can be found on the following statutory and conservation listings and schedules.


We have no population estimates for this scarce species.


Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.


View a summary of recoveries in the Online Ringing Report.


Lifecycle and body size information about Evening Grosbeak, 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.


For information in another language (where available) click on a linked name

Catalan: durbec vespertí
Czech: dlask žlutocelý
Danish: Aftenkernebider
Dutch: Avonddikbek
Estonian: ameerika suurnokk-vint
Finnish: amerikannokkavarpunen
French: Gros-bec errant
German: Abendkernbeißer
Hungarian: koronás meggyvágó
Icelandic: Kvöldbítur
Italian: Frosone vespertino
Latvian: saulrieta dižknabis
Lithuanian: vakarinis amerikinis svilikas
Norwegian: Gulbrynkjernebiter
Polish: grubodziób bialoskrzydly
Portuguese: bico-grossudo-americano
Slovak: glezg vecerný
Slovenian: zlati debelokljun
Spanish: Picogordo vespertino
Swedish: aftonstenknäck

Links to more information from ConservationEvidence.com

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