GROSBEAKS & TANAGERS ... a selection of GROSBEAK & TANAGER images. - Hover over any of the images on the right side for description and Click to open
Grosbeak ... Any of several conical-billed birds belonging to the families Cardinalidae and Fringillidae. Their name is derived from the Frenc gros bec, or “thick beak,” which is adapted to cracking seeds with ease.
Tanager ... Any of numerous songbirds of the family Thraupidae inhabiting chiefly tropical New World forests and gardens. In some classifications, Thraupidae contains over 400 species, whereas others assign fewer than 300 species to the group. All tanagers are confined to the Americas.