evening grosbeak

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Related to Coccothraustes vespertinus: Hesperiphona vespertina
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Noun1.Evening grosbeak - North American grosbeakevening grosbeak - North American grosbeak    
grosbeak, grossbeak - any of various finches of Europe or America having a massive and powerful bill
genus Hesperiphona, Hesperiphona - evening grosbeak
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The evening grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus) is a large, gregarious finch with an unusually bulky bill--once you've seen one, it is difficult to confuse this bird with other species.
purpureus (Gmelin), purple I O finch Coccothraustes vespertinus I R (Cooper), evening grosbeak Fringilla montifringilla Linnaeus, I R brambling Loxia curvirostra Linnaeus, red N R crossbill L.
Evening Grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus): Found in northern NY, irruptive in winter.