Red BirdsRed & Orange Birds
Common Name
Scientific Name
Look For These Markings
Size
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Orange on sides, wings and tail;
black above
5 1/2"
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Orange, Black head & wings.
Black tail marked with yellow
7 1/2"
Blackburnian Warbler Dendroica fusca Orange breast, crown patch and
above eye; black & white
back, wings and tail
5 1/4"
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea Red cap, black chin, streaked
rosy breast
5 1/4"
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa Orange crown edged with black;
greenish back
4"
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis Red, darker above, crested,
black face
9"
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus Orange-brown crown edged with
black; green back and spotted
breast
6"
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Red below with blue head;
yellow back
5 1/2"
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator Rosy-red with gray back, wings
and tail; stout bill
8 1/2"
Purple Finch Carpodacus purpureus Purplish-red, streaked with
darker; dark wings and tail
6 1/4"
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra Red; wings & tail darker;
crossed bill
6"
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus Pink breast and under wings;
black head and back
8"
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula Concealed red patch on crown;
greenish back
4 1/4"
Ruby-throat Hummingbird Archilochus colubris Ruby throat, metallic green back 3 1/2"
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Scarlet body, black wings
and tail
7 1/2"
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus Orange-red under wings and
patch on crown; long forked
tail
14 1/2"
Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Rosy-red, wings and tail
slightly darker
7 1/2"
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera Rosy-red, white wing bars,
crossed bill
6"

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