Photo Credit: Jerry Green

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Spinus tristis

STATUS: Breeder. Fairly common to common in all seasons in Tennessee Valley and Mountain regions. In Inland Coastal Plain, common in winter, spring, and fall, and uncommon in summer. In Gulf Coast region, common in winter, spring, and fall. Lowest Conservation Concern.

HABITAT: Found in open woodlands, brushy areas, and willow thickets.