White-winged Junco
The White-winged Junco (Junco hyemalis aikeni) is a subspecies of the Dark-eyed Junco. It is superficially similar to the Slate-colored Junco. It was formerly classified as a distinct species.
It is a common endemic breeder in the Black Hills area of South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Montana, and winters south along the Front Range to northeastern New Mexico.J. h. aikeni resembles the Slate-colored Junco but is larger, lighter gray (the head plumage contrasting with the dark lores), has much more white in the tail, and has a larger, longer bill that often has a bluish cast. Females are paler and washed brownish. Most fresh (fall/winter) individuals have the white wingbars that give this taxon its common name, but this feature is not always present, especially in spring and summer on females as the white tips to the wing coverts easily wear off.[citation needed] About one Slate-colored Junco in 200 has wing bars as bold as those of a fresh White-winged Junco. Therefore, using wingbars alone to identify a bird as a White-winged Junco outside the breeding range is ill-advised; identifications must be based on all the relevant characteristics.

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White-winged Junco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The White-winged Junco (Junco hyemalis aikeni) is a subspecies of the Dark- eyed Junco. It is superficially similar to the Slate-colored Junco. It was formerly ...
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Junco - White-Winged - Birding and Wild Birds - About.com
The white-winged dark-eyed junco is easily confused with the slate-colored, since the plumage is remarkably similar between the two variations.
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Dark-eyed Junco, Identification, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of ...
Other more restricted variations include the slate-colored-like “white-winged” and Oregon-like “pink-sided” juncos of the Rockies and western Great Plains; and ...
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Dark-Eyed Junco - National Geographic
The “white-winged” junco is the most local, breeding exclusively in the Black Hills region and wintering along the eastern edge of the Rockies; it is casual to ...
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First record of White-winged Junco - Central Valley Bird Club
First record of White-winged Junco (Junco byemalis aikem) for the Central Valley, California. Andrew Engilis, Jr.,Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, University ...
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Dark-eyed Junco photos © Bill Schmoker
Dark-eyed Junco (White-winged form), Boulder County, Colorado, 1/05. Compare to the Slate-colored Junco with wing bars above.
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Dark-eyed Junco (White-winged) - Montana Field Guide
Species - Dark-eyed Junco (White-winged) - Junco hyemalis aikeni. Dark-eyed Junco (White-winged) - Junco hyemalis aikeni. Dark-eyed Junco (White-winged) ...
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White-winged junco - Merriam-Webster Online
a rather large western junco (Junco aikeni) that is light gray above and has two white bars on each wing. This word doesn't usually appear in our free dictionary, ...
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White-winged Junco candidate, White-throated Sparrow - AZ Bird Network
It did not appear, but I did have a strong candidate for a White-winged Dark-eyed Junco. See pics below, as I have no personal experience with ...
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Survival Rates of Returned White-Winged Juncos - Jstor
The White-winged Junco (Junco hyemalis aikeni) is a common permanent resident ... the survival rates for these returned White-winged Juncos. In analyzing the ...
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White-winged Junco in science
The Ketterson Lab - Field Sites - Indiana University
The Black Hills of South Dakota are home to the endemic White-winged Junco (Junco hyemalis aikeni). Little direct research has ever been conducted on the ...
Dark-eyed Junco, Identification, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of ...
Learn how to identify Dark-eyed Junco, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls , ... extremely variable) markings and the bright white tail feathers they habitually ... Other more restricted variations include the slate-colored-like “white-winged” ...
Chapter 3 – Diversification I - Ordinary Extraordinary Junco
Throughout North America, the species known as the “Dark-eyed Junco” exhibits striking ... Unitt, Phil; University of California-Berkeley; White-winged Junco; ...
[PDF]First record of White-winged Junco - Central Valley Bird Club
First record of White-winged Junco (Junco byemalis aikem) for the Central Valley, California. Andrew Engilis, Jr.,Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology, University ...
Dark-eyed Junco (White-winged) - Montana Field Guide
Species - Dark-eyed Junco (White-winged) - Junco hyemalis aikeni. Dark-eyed Junco (White-winged) - Junco hyemalis aikeni. Dark-eyed Junco (White-winged) ...
Dark-eyed junco - BioKIDS - University of Michigan
They have a dark gray head, back and breast and a very white belly. .... subspecies of dark-eyed juncos are the "Slate-colored" Junco, the "White-winged " Junco, ...
Junco hyemalis - Animal Diversity Web - University of Michigan
Included in this group are the "Dark-eyed" Junco, the "Slate-colored" Junco, the "White-winged" Junco, Oregon Junco, and the "Gray-headed" Junco.
Dark-eyed Junco - South Dakota Birds and Birding
They are similar to the slate-colored junco, except have white wing bars, more extensive ... 3) University of Michigan Animal Diversity Web - Dark-eyed Junco ...
[PDF]NOTES ON THE WHITE-WINGED JUNCO
Thomas C. Jegla, University of Min- nesota, Morris, Minnesota. NOTES ON THE White-winged Junco by Bertin W. Anderson. Mrs. Robert Leach, on October ...
Oregon Junco | Oregon Encyclopedia - Oregon History and Culture
The last bird bearing the state's name is the Oregon Junco. ... Thus, the Slate- colored Junco of the East, the Gray-headed Junco of the Southwest, the White-winged Junco of the Black Hills of South Dakota, ... Oregon State University Press .
Books on the term White-winged Junco
Bull's Birds of New York State
Bull's Birds of New York State
Emanuel Levine, 1998
White-winded Junco. At this time, no records of White-winged Juncos from NY are known to this author. Geographically, this form is most proximal to our region and thus might be expected to occur. However, White- winged Juncos appear to ...
Best-Ever Backyard Birding Tips: Hundreds of Easy Ways to Attract the Birds You Love to Watch (Rodale Organic...
Best-Ever Backyard Birding Tips: Hundreds of Easy Ways to Attract the Birds You Love to Watch (Rodale Organic...
Deborah L. Martin, 2008
Deborah L. Martin is a freelance editor and writer who has made appearances as a gardening expert on HGTV and elsewhere. Previously she spent more than a decade at Rodale as a garden book editor and was the project editor for The Backyard Bird Feeder's Bible and Stokes' Backyard Bird Book. An avid amateur birdwatcher, she lives near Allen...
Kaufman Field Guide to Birds Of North America
Kaufman Field Guide to Birds Of North America
KENN. KAUFMAN, 2005
A bit larger than most juncos, with pale blue-gray hood, pink sides, brown back. Female "Oregon" can be very similar. "White-winged Junco" nests in Black Hills region of South Dakota. Like "Slate-colored" but larger and paler, with white ...
Encounters with the Archdruid
Encounters with the Archdruid
John McPhee, 1980
Born in 1915, the mountaineer and outdoorsman David Brower has arguably been the single most influential American environmentalist in the last half of the 20th century; even his erstwhile foes at the Department of the Interior grudgingly credit him with having nearly single-handedly halted the construction of a dam in the heart of the Grand Canyon,...
Birds of Eastern & Central North America
Birds of Eastern & Central North America
Roger Peterson, 2002
Juvenile in summer is finely streaked on hreast, hence. with its white outer tail feathers, might even suggest a Vesper Sparrow. SUBSPECIES: "Oregon" Junco J . h. oregunus (below 1. Very rare stray in the East. "White-winged" Junco (J. h.
Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder
Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder
Kenn Kaufman, 2006
As ornithologist Kenn Kaufman recounts in his lively memoir Kingbird Highway, he's managed to do what other birders only dream of doing: take a year and chase winged creatures from one end of the country to another. The year in question was 1973, when Kaufman was 19 years old, and a few dollars and an outstretched thumb could go a long way. Ar...
Birds of North America: A Guide to Field Identification
Birds of North America: A Guide to Field Identification
Chandler S. Robbins, Bertel Bruun, Herbert Spencer Zim, 2001
Contains maps, color illustrations, and statistics on 700 species of birds.
The Backyard Bird Feeder's Bible: The A-to-Z Guide To Feeders, Seed Mixes, Projects And Treats (Rodale Organic...
The Backyard Bird Feeder's Bible: The A-to-Z Guide To Feeders, Seed Mixes, Projects And Treats (Rodale Organic...
Sally Roth, 2000
Similar in layout and content to Roth!s Attracting Birds to Your Backyard (Rodale, 1998), this book is both enjoyable to browse because of its color photos, line art, and call-outs and useful as a home reference because of its alphabetical arrangement. Conveying an enormous amount of information on attracting, feeding, and observing birds, the entr...
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Two Common Redpolls appeared at my feeders this morning, the first this season. A White Winged Junco has been at the feeders off and on for more than a week along with all the usual juncos.
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Juncos are ground feeding forest birds, much like the sparrows. These birds spends most of their day searching and scratching through the leaves for their food.
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White-winged Junco
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Feather Tailed Stories: Dark-eyed Junco
That black and white, sparrow-sized bird you see under your bird feeder in the winter is probably a Dark-eyed Junco. He’s a ground feeding bird and he scratches the snow for seeds tossed down from above.
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Dark-eyed junco videos, photos and facts - Junco hyemalis - ARKive
Learn more about the Dark-eyed junco - with amazing Dark-eyed junco videos, photos and facts on ARKive
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Not a Slate-colored Junco! The Cassiar Junco - Pacific NW Birder
Adult male Dark-eyed (Cassiar) Junco, Beaverton, Oregon, 7 April 2011 by Greg Gillson. The bird above showed up at my feeder this week.
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