Dark-eyed Junco

(Junco hyemalis)

Status: Winter Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is expected to be present on site.

Occurs as a common migrant and winter resident at the lab. During the winter of 1995/1996 a member of the western "Oregon Junco" race (J. h. oreganus) and several of the "Pink-sided Junco" race (J. h. mearnsi) frequented the education center feeders.

Photographer: Gene Oleynik.