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Pine siskin
Carduelis pinus

Pine siskin
Pine siskin
Pine siskin
Pine siskin

Size: 5 inches
Overall Color: grayish tan and whitish and yellow
Occurrence: coniferous and mixed woods
Diet: seeds, insects, flower buds, nectar
Nest: dish on tree branch out from trunk 3-50 ft. up
Field Identification: light grayish tan above, streaked whitish breast, darker gray brown wings with yellow bars, yellow on base of tail
Season: year-round

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: passeriformes
Family: 84 Fringillidae (finches,crossbills,grosbeaks,siskins,goldfinches)
Genus: Carduelis
Species: pinus

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