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Small to medium size birds with stout bills. Listen for the unique flight calls of each species. In most finches the males and females are sexually dimorphic; meaning they look different.

In Stanley Park
Carpodacus mexicanus Carpodacus mexicanus
Finch, House

Junco hyemalis Junco hyemalis
Junco, Dark-eyed

Carduelis pinus Carduelis pinus
Siskin, Pine

Carduelis tristis Carduelis tristis
Goldfinch, American

Coccothraustes vespertinus Coccothraustes vespertinus
Grosbeak, Evening

Loxia curvirostra Loxia curvirostra
Crossbill, Red

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