Save the Birds : Restored Birds of the New London Public Museum
Collection:
Carr Natural History
Object ID:
1917.1.182
Object Name:
Specimen, Taxidermied
Description:
Rose breasted Grosbeak. Female. Double mount with male. Scaled brown upperparts, streaked brown underparts, and yellow and brown underwings. These chunky birds use their stout bills to eat seeds, fruit, and insects. They are also frequent visitors to backyard bird feeders, especially to eat sunflower seeds.
Kingdom:
Animalia (Animals)
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Natural History Class:
Aves (Birds)
Natural History Order:
Passeriformes
Family:
Cardinalidae (Cardinals, Grosbeaks)
Genus:
Pheucticus
Date:
1884
Species:
ludovicianus
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Rose-breasted Grosbeak before restorationRose-breasted Grosbeak before restoration
After restorationAfter restoration