Pine Grosbeak

Pinicola enucleator (Linnaeus, 1758)

Summary

Finch with an extremely large population (actual number in the order of a few million individuals) and has an extremely large distribution area (palearctic and nearctic ecozone).
Species with sedentary and migratory populations. It nests in the subarctic regions, mainly in coniferous forests and winters mainly in the subarctic regions, in variety of habitats depending on food availability.
The evolution trend of the global population is a decreasing one.

Global conservation status

Least concern (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Pine Grosbeak

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It nests in the subarctic regions, mainly in coniferous forests but also in shrublands. It winters mainly in subarctic regions, but depending on food availability can winter in temperate regions. The wintering habitats are mainly coniferous and mixed forests but also shrublands, farms and urban areas.

Feed

It feeds mainly on seeds, floral buds, and fruits.

Breeding

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Predators

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Threats

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Resident Winter migrant