BE AWARE THAT HABITAT TYPE MORE THAN ANY OTHER FACTOR, WILL IN MOST CASES, DICTATE THE SPECIES OF BIRD THAT VISIT YOUR PROPERTY.

How to Attract Rose Breasted Grosbeak

One of AmericaÔÇÖs most beautiful birds, the Rose-Breasted Grosbeak prefers to breed in deciduous woodlands where its diet consists of a combination of insects, seeds, and fruits. All three dietary components can be promoted on your property. In addition to the seeds it finds in the wild, like Maple and Elm, the Rose-Breasted Grosbeak will eat Black-Oil Sunflower at bird feeders. In terms of berries, Rose-Breasted Grosbeak like Wild Blackberry, American Elderberry and Wild Cherry. When it comes to nesting, the Rose-Breasted Grosbeak favors Maple, Birch, and Hemlock trees. The Rose-Breasted Grosbeak will use a birdbath.

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Rose Breasted Grosbeak Information

Rose Breasted Grosbeak Identification:

  • Medium-sized-bird
  • Male: black upperparts, white underparts, rose-colored patch on breast, white patches on wings
  • Female: brown upperparts with white streaking, white underparts with brown streaking.

Rose Breasted Grosbeak Habitat:

  • Mature Deciduous Forest - often near water source
  • Open Woodland
  • Winter in South America

Rose Breasted Grosbeak Eating Habits:

  • Primarily insects
  • Wild sources of fruit (especially during fall migration)
  • Wild sources of seed
  • Will visit feeders ÔÇô favor Black-Oil Sunflower Seed

Rose Breasted Grosbeak Nesting:

  • Evergreen or deciduous tree, shrub, or sapling
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