Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (Bering Sea)

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(Leucosticte tephrocotis umbrina)

Note the stark contrast between the Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch mainland “interior” race, and this Bering Sea (umbrina) race which is larger, darker, and has a black throat, a dark bill, and a gray face. The two races are so different that they likely should be, and will become, separate species.

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