A paper cutout of a photograph of a Common Redpoll bird perched on dry grass stalks with snow on the ground and a dark blue sky in the background.
“Common Redpoll” in winter landscape

Common Redpoll

  • Scientific: Acanthis flammea
  • Spanish: Pardillo Norteño
  • French: Sizerin flammé
  • Family: Finches
  • Bird Code: CORE

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Found in northern habitats from open weedy fields to coniferous forests. Will also visit backyard feeders, particularly in the winter. Nearly always found in flocks.


Year-round residents across northern Canada. Winters to the south across the lower Canadian provinces and most of the northern U.S.Breeds in the high Arctic.

Silhouette of Grace's Warbler
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This little bird seems impervious to the cold. They have been found to withstand temperatures of -65 degrees Fahrenheit by putting on 30% more weight in the winter.