Plumage/Description: Male plumage is a brightly orange/red colored breast and belly, with gray wings, back, tail. Head is dark with small white streaking on the throat, and a broken eye-ring. Female plumage similar to male, only paler in color. Juvenile heavily spotted breast (black spots on orange breast). Males and females have a yellow beak.
Habitat: Widely distributed in a variety of habitats including residential areas, riparian areas, and pinyon/juniper and ponderosa pine habitats.
Time of year: A year-round resident.
Relative Abundance: Common in appropriate habitat
Behavior: Diet consists of invertebrates, fruit and berries. Occurs in small flocks in the winter months.
Diet: Invertebrates, berries, fruit—not a seed eater.
Similar species— Hermit Thrush
Best sites: Watson Woods, Granite Creek Park, Strikland Park, Goldwater Lake, Lynx Lake, residential areas