One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A grosbeak native to North America, with yellow coloring.
- ‘Black oil sunflower seeds are relished by chickadees, evening grosbeaks, cardinals and finches, and are less attractive to non-native sparrows and starlings.’
- ‘Other birds - such as pine siskins, crossbills, evening grosbeaks, snow buntings, and some blue jays - fly south to Massachusetts from Canada.’
- ‘Seedeaters such as evening grosbeaks, goldfinches, and pine siskins prefer black oil sunflower and niger thistle.’
- ‘Black oil sunflower and niger thistle seeds bring in seed-eaters such as evening grosbeaks, goldfinches, house finches, pine siskins, purple finches, scrub jays, and Steller's jays.’
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