No.602 Japanese Grosbeak Eophona personata


Rank : 3
@Large yellow bill is conspicuous in the field. Sexes alike. Although the species are residents in Asakawa River basin, they are not commonly seen. The song is a short series of fluting whistled notes. Often seen on trees, but forages on the ground for seeds. Moves in flocks from several birds to several dozen.
Photograph (click to enlarge)

Adult, Frontal view

Adult, Seen from side

In a flock