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Slate-colored Dark-eyed Juncos or Slate-colored Juncos (Birds)

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The Slate-colored Juncos (J. hyemalis hyemalis) – known as Slate-colored Dark-eyed Junco – is common in its North American range, where it can be found in taiga forests from Alaska to Newfoundland and south to the Appalachian Mountains. They winter further south.



The males have a dark slate-grey head, breast and upper parts. Females are brownish grey.




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